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London fire brigade says it is responding to reports of helicopter crash near Thames

A general view of emergency vehicles as they approach the site of a helicopter crash in central London, and showing damage to a crane on the side of St. George's Tower, in background, which the helicopter is thought to have crashed into before falling to ground, Wednesday Jan. 16, 2013. A helicopter has crashed during rush hour in central London after apparently hitting a construction crane on top of a building, police said. (AP Photo / Sarah Grun, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES
January 16, 2013 - 12:39 AM

LONDON - London's Fire Brigade says it is responding to reports that a helicopter has crashed near the River Thames in London during the early morning rush hour.

A photo shown on Sky News showed wreckage burning in a street.

Some witnesses reported that a helicopter had collided with a construction crane.

A large plume of black smoke was seen rising in the area, close to the Waterloo train station.

There were no immediate reports on casualties.

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