Nightly News | December 01, 2013
>>> now the death toll stands at eight in scotland two days after a police helicopter crashed on to the roof of a crowded pub. no word on the cause. it happened in glasgow , scottland's biggest city.
>> reporter: work has been going on at the crash site all day. the helicopter is taking them away for examination. investigators are trying to piece together how this happened. a close-knit community is shocked. one survivor coming straight from the hospital.
>> there was a man on the news. he was right next to me. he was one of the dead.
>> reporter: prayers have been said across glasgow today. now people want answers. the central question, how did a police chopper fall from the sky in a busy city center killing at least eight people? so far nothing specific from police.
>> the helicopter was returning to glasgow from an operation that it had been deployed upon.
>> reporter: police say there is a possibility there are more bodies trapped under the wreckage. she fear her brother may be one of them.
>> i jut can't believe it is happening.
>> reporter: the waiting must be terrible.
>> reporter: authorities are still working around the clock.
>> very, very confined. it is dark and dirty.
>> reporter: here at the scene, the line is growing as the community comes to terms with what has been lost. experts say uncovering the cause of this accident may take many