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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 15 November 2018

epaselect epa07129146 Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha (R) and Aimon Srivaddhanaprabha (C), the son and wife of Leicester City's Thai chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha react outside the King Power stadium in Leicester, Britain, 29 October 2018. According to reports on 27 October 2018, a helicopter of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, has crashed and burst into flames outside King Power Stadium in Leicester after the Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and West Ham United. Leicestershire Police state on 29 October 2018 that the five people were on board the helicopter when the incident happened. While formal identification has not yet taken place, they are believed to be Leicester City Football Club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, two members of his staff, Nusara Suknamai and Kaveporn Punpare, pilot Eric Swaffer and passenger Izabela Roza Lechowicz. EPA/TIM KEETON

WATCH: Family of Leicester City's late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pay respects at stadium

The weeping wife and son of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha laid a wreath outside the Premier League club's stadium on Monday as tributes poured in after the Thai businessman's death in a helicopter crash.

Vichai and four others were killed when his helicopter crashed next to the King Power Stadium and then exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday.

His wife Aimon and son Khun joined hundreds of fans at the stadium where a mass of messages, floral tributes, shirts and scarves were laid in honour of the father of four and founder of duty-free King Power International who was a huge favourite with the club's supporters.

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The other victims two members of his staff, Nursara Suknamai and Kaveporn Punpare, pilot Eric Swaffer and passenger Izabela Roza Lechowicz, Leicestershire Police said.

Leicester City's first-team squad also gathered at the stadium to pay their respects and view tributes to the victims.

Members of Leicester's title-winning 2015/16 team including Danish goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and former England striker Jamie Vardy led the team out of the ground to observe the mass of tributes laid out for Vichai by the club's supporters.