Scottish police say at least one dead after helicopter crashes into pub

LONDON Sat Nov 30, 2013 5:29am EST

LONDON Nov 30 (Reuters) - One person has been confirmed dead after a police helicopter crashed into a busy Scottish pub and the death toll is expected to rise, police said on Saturday.

The helicopter crashed into the roof of the Clutha pub in Glasgow at 10:25 on Friday night.

"I can also confirm one fatality. We expect that number to increase over the coming hours," Stephen House, chief constable of Police Scotland told reporters.