Leon De Silva had been in a coma since the collision on Monday afternoon.
Media reports say the boy has woken up and is in a stable condition. The accident claimed four lives when two helicopters collided during take-off and landing.
Nine-year-old Leon de Silva, who was critically injured in Monday's helicopter crash on the Gold Coast, is out of his induced coma. https://t.co/uWUHg3yImL @G_Chumbley #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/e0BwJmBuvp
— 7NEWS Brisbane (@7NewsBrisbane) January 5, 2023
The youngest victim of the Gold Coast helicopter tragedy, Leon De Silva is awake and stable. Sadly, for the Tadros family, there is still no sign of significant improvement for little Nicky. With the outpour of grief continuing to grow | @brendanjsmith10 pic.twitter.com/BT6eeHb45y
— 10 News First Queensland (@10NewsFirstQLD) January 5, 2023
Speaking from her hospital bed on the Gold Coast, Winnie de Silva described hearing a loud bang seconds before the chopper plummeted to the ground, killing four people and seriously injuring her and her son Leon, 9. 👉 https://t.co/Wqi0d87sIK pic.twitter.com/BOHsG3PHAP
— The Daily Telegraph (@dailytelegraph) January 4, 2023