The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will go to the location of a deadly helicopter crash outdoors Leicester Metropolis’s stadium, it has been introduced.
Leicester Metropolis chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and 4 others died when the plane got here down outdoors the King Energy Stadium on 27 October.
Prince William and Kate Middleton can pay their respects earlier than assembly gamers and workers.
It is going to kind a part of a wider go to to the town on 28 November.
The Duke of Cambridge beforehand stated he was fortunate to have recognized Mr Vichai, describing him as a devoted household man.
Kensington Palace stated: “Their Royal Highnesses knew the membership chairman and wished to go to the town to recognise the heat and compassion that the folks of Leicester and followers of Leicester Metropolis have proven in response to the accident.”
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After assembly membership workers, they may converse to representatives from charities supported by Mr Vichai.
The Duke and Duchess will then arrive on the College of Leicester to listen to about a few of the academic programmes supported by the membership.
Mr Vichai’s son and membership vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha stated it is going to be an “honour” to welcome them to the membership.
“We intend to showcase a few of the better of Leicester – each in the way in which the town has come collectively within the face of such tragedy and within the nice work we’ll proceed to undertake in my father’s title as a part of our dedication to his legacy,” he stated.
Two members of Mr Vichai’s workers – Kaveporn Punpare and Nusara Suknamai – pilot Eric Swaffer and his associate Izabela Roza Lechowicz, additionally a certified pilot, have been additionally killed within the crash.
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