Midlands Air Ambulance pilot killed in London helicopter crane crash

In a wide-ranging UK career spanning 18 years, Pete Barnes had done everything from fly air ambulances to working as a pilot on adverts

The pilot who was killed this morning after his helicopter hit a crane in central London has been named as Pete Barnes.

Mr Barnes worked as a pilot for Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland air ambulance. It is believed he was educated in Oakham, Rutland. More to follow.

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Midlands Pilot In Crane Crash

The pilot who was killed after his helicopter hit a crane in central London has been named as Pete Barnes. Mr Barnes worked as a pilot for Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland air ambulance.