Elton John’s helicopter accidentally killed a deer :(((

I guess that’s why they call it the blues

Elton John

by Emmeline Saunders |
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Tragic animal deaths with a celebrity twist news now, and Elton John has been inadvertently linked to the sad death of a deer after his helicopter scared it into the path of a car.

The singer was being choppered to a gig at Cornwall’s Eden Project on Tuesday afternoon when the noise from the helicopter flying overhead frightened the deer and it bolted.

TOP NEWS:

    A source told the Sun: “It was just a freak accident. The pilot couldn’t have known there was a deer there.

    “It was clipped by the car, bounced into the air and then lay there dead. I don’t know if Elton was told. It’s not his fault, just very unlucky.”

    Still, he’s got plenty of songs to play at its funeral. I’m Still Standing (Even Though You’re Not). Someone Saved My Life Tonight (Soz We Couldn’t Save Yours). Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me. S(tag)rifice. Um… Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word?

    We’ll stop now.

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