UPDATE: Two confirmed dead after Flamborough helicopter crash

Police have confirmed that two men were killed after a helicopter crashed into the sea near Flamborough Head Golf Club this afternoon.

A statement said: “Two men were recovered from the aircraft shortly before 5pm. Both sadly deceased.

A Private Helecopter has crashed down the cliffs at Flamborough Head East Yorkshire. --'NBFP PA1438-8h --'Pictures taken from the Flamborough Golf course

A Private Helecopter has crashed down the cliffs at Flamborough Head East Yorkshire. --'NBFP PA1438-8h --'Pictures taken from the Flamborough Golf course

“The Air Accident Investigation Branch will be leading the investigation into the incident to establish the circumstances which resulted in the aircraft crashing into the sea.”