Duchess and the Duke of Cambridge will visit the crash site of a helicopter accident outside the stadium of Leicester City, it has been announced.

Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others died when the aircraft came down on 27 October.

Prince William and Kate Middleton will pay their respects before staff and fulfilling players.

It will form part of a broader visit on 28.

The Duke of Cambridge previously said that he was blessed to have understood Mr Vichai, describing him.

Kensington Palace said:”Their Royal Highnesses understood the club chairman and wished to visit the city to reevaluate the warmth and compassion that the people of Leicester and fans of Leicester City have revealed in response to the accident.”

After fulfilling club employees, they will speak from charities backed by Mr Vichai.

Duchess and the Duke will arrive in the University of Leicester to hear about some of the programmes.

Mr Vichai’s son and club vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha said it will be an”honour” to welcome them into the club.

“We want to showcase some of the best of Leicester – both at the way in which the city has come together in the face of such tragedy and at the great job we’ll continue to undertake in my father’s name as part of our devotion to his heritage,” he said.

Two members of Mr Vichai’s staff – Kaveporn Punpare and Nusara Suknamai – his partner Izabela Roza Lechowicz along with pilot Eric Swaffer, also a pilot, were killed in the crash.

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