Glasgow helicopter crash: Clutha death toll rises to 10

(BBC)One of the seriously injured survivors of the Glasgow helicopter crash has died in hospital, bringing the death toll from the tragedy to 10.

Joe Cusker, 59, of Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire, died on Thursday in Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

He had been in the Clutha bar when the Police Scotland helicopter came down at 22:25 on 29 November.

Mr Cusker is the seventh person inside the bar to have died. The three helicopter crew were also killed.

Police Scotland Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick said: “It is with great sadness that I can confirm the number of people who died when the helicopter came down on the Clutha Vaults pub has increased to 10.

“Our thoughts are with families at this difficult time and we will continue to provide support to them as we have done for all of the bereaved.”

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