Clutha owners pay tribute to victims of Glasgow helicopter crash

The Clutha bar in Glasgow's Stockwell Street was packed with patrons on Friday night when a Police Scotland helicopter fell onto the roof.

Firefighters at the scene of the police helicopter crash at the Clutha Vaults pub, November 29 2013.
SWNS

The owners of the Glasgow pub where eight people were killed when a police helicopter crashed into the roof have paid tribute to the dead.

The Clutha bar in Glasgow's Stockwell Street was packed with patrons on Friday night when a Police Scotland helicopter fell onto the roof.

All three people on board the aircraft were killed and five of the pub's customers also lost their lives.

In a statement posted on their Facebook page on Saturday night, The Clutha said: "Our thanks go out to all the goodwill messages and prayers for those who tragically lost their lives in the accident last night.

"An event beyond comprehension and belief.

"The customers who could showed the true spirit of Glasgow along with all the emergency services.

"Our heartfelt sorrow to all of the families of those who perished."

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