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

Players join mourners outside King Power Stadium to view tributes to Thain businessman who died in a helicopter crash outside the ground on Saturday

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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.