Watch Pete Barnes' daring rescue in 2004

In 2004, Pete Barnes carried out a daring rescue of a motorist from a flooded ford in County Durham while working for the Great North Air Ambulance.

The paramedic who flew with him on that mission said he was one of the best pilots he had ever flown with.

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Helicopter crash survivor speaks

A survivor from last week's helicopter crash in Vauxhall - in which two people died - has today spoken of the moment the craft fell from the sky and exploded right in front of him.