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Police are looking for footage of the Clutha Vaults helicopter disaster

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Police are asking people to send them any footage they may have taken of the helicopter crash which wrecked a busy Glasgow pub.

Investigations are underway into the cause of the disaster at the Clutha Vaults on Friday night which has claimed at least nine lives.

Officers from the Major Investigations Team are asking the public to send any photographs, audio or video footage they have of the incident or the surrounding areas to forward them to a dedicated e-mail address.

Anyone who has footage is asked to send it to glasgowhelicopterincident@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Meanwhile, Herald columnist Dr Frank Dunn, who is the President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, praised the emergency services for their handling of the disaster.

In a statemnet issued on behalf of the Royal College, he said: “The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow expresses its deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the Clutha Vaults bar on Friday evening.

“We also extend our best wishes for a speedy recovery to all those who were injured. We endorse all the comments that have been made in regard to the skill and bravery of all the rescue services.

“We recognise that a number of our fellows and members significantly aided the rescue effort and the ongoing medical care of the injured and are gratified by the contribution they are making.

“We are especially proud to be the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of this remarkable city whose citizens have once again shown great qualities in being prepared to lay down their lives for their fellow Glaswegians.”

Were you in the Clutha Vaults on Friday night? Call our newsdesk on 0141 775 0040 or e-mail us at mbherald@jnscotland.co.uk

 

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