Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha the billionaire ownerof Leicester city football club was inside the helicopter that crashed at 20:30 BST on Saturday.
It is not yet known how many other people were on board the helicopter.
Leicester had drawn 1-1 against West Ham United at the King Power Stadium.
Under Mr Srivaddhanaprabha’s ownership, Leicester City won the Premier League in 2016, having started the season as 5,000/1 outsiders.
5 things to know about Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the billionaire owner of Leicester city football club.
- Father of four
- Billionaire and founder of duty-free consortium King Power International
- Ranked as the fifth richest person in Thailand by Forbes Magazine
- Bought Leicester City in 2010 for £39m
- Under his ownership, the club won the Premier League in 2016 and reached the Champions League quarter finals a year later