At least one killed in Glasgow pub helicopter crash

Rescue workers cover the wreckage of a police helicopter which crashed onto the roof of the Clutha Vaults pub in Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov 30, 2013. One person has been killed in the helicopter crash, police said on Saturday, with the death toll
Rescue workers cover the wreckage of a police helicopter which crashed onto the roof of the Clutha Vaults pub in Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov 30, 2013. One person has been killed in the helicopter crash, police said on Saturday, with the death toll likely to rise. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

GLASGOW (AFP) - One person has been killed in a helicopter crash at a crowded Glasgow pub, police said on Saturday, with the death toll likely to rise.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Stephen House said 32 people had been taken by ambulance to three Glasgow hospitals following the crash on Friday night.

"Sadly I can also confirm one fatality. We expect that number to increase over the coming hours," he told reporters.