Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

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Vichai Raksriaksorn in 2010

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (Thai: วิชัย ศรีวัฒนประภา; RTGS: Wichai Siwatthanaprapha) (4 April 1958 – 27 October 2018) was a Thai billionaire businessman. He was born in Bangkok. He was the founder, owner and chairman of King Power Duty Free. He was the owner of Premier League football club Leicester City since 2010.

On 27 October 2018, Srivaddhanaprabha was killed in a helicopter that crashed outside the King Power Stadium in Leicester shortly after taking off.[1][2] He was 60 years old.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Leicester City owner's helicopter crashes". BBC News. 27 October 2018.
  2. Percy, John; Hodges, Vicki; Tweedale, Alistair (27 October 2018). "Leicester City owner 'on board' as helicopter crashes in King Power Stadium car park". The Telegraph. Retrieved 28 October 2018.