The Air Ambulance have paid tribute to the Midlands pilot killed this morning in London when the helicopter he was flying struck a crane.
The Air Ambulance Chief Executive Andy Williamson said:
“We are deeply saddened to hear the news that Pete Barnes was killed in the helicopter accident in London this morning .
“Pete had worked with us for many years and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts are with his family and with all the families affected by this tragedy.”
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It will be a grey start to Monday with patchy rain and drizzle moving in from the south.
Perhaps locally bright at first, but increasing cloud will bring periods of light rain from the south. Winds generally light.