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Legal negotiations are continuing between Raytheon and the families of 2 pilots who died in a helicopter crash at Leicester City’s King Power Stadium 3 years ago. US firm Raytheon manufactured parts for the helicopter. An interim report by the Air Accident Investigation Branch found that a fault in the tail rotor system caused the cockpit pedals to disconnect from the rotor, which in turn caused the helicopter to spin out of control. The helicopter crashed and exploded in a ball of flames just after taking off from the stadium on October 27, 2018. The families of pilots Eric Swaffer […]

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Very sad that this happened. The tail rotor mechanism could have been at fault, as could have been maintenance procedures. While this caused much grief, the real cause might never be known. I just hope they get it sorted out soon so the families can get on with their lives. 

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