Bodies of helicopter crash victims released for burial

By Cameron Brooks

Published: 04/12/2013

The bodies of the nine people who died in the Glasgow helicopter crash have been released to their families to allow them to make funeral arrangements, Alex Salmond announced yesterday.

Speaking at Holyrood, the first minister extended “our deepest sympathies” to victim’s relatives on behalf of MSPs and the public and said people’s thoughts and prayers were with everyone affected.

The nine victims were killed when the police helicopter crashed onto the roof of the Clutha pub on Friday night.

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