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Friends, family and colleagues gather for pilot's funeral

The funeral of the Berkshire pilot - who died when his helicopter crashed into a crane in London last month - took place at Reading Minster today. Mourners paid their respects to Captain Peter Barnes - who lived in Goddards Green near Reading.

The 50 year-old had a long and distinguished career including working as a stunt pilot on James Bond films.

Crane crash funeral to take place

Peter Barnes died when his helicopter crashed into a crane Credit: ITV Meridian

The funeral of a Berkshire pilot who died when his helicopter crashed into a crane in London will take place today.

Peter Barnes, of Goddards Green, died from multiple injuries when the aircraft he was flying clipped a high-rise crane on The Tower at St George Wharf, Vauxhall, last month.

His funeral will take place at Reading Minster this afternoon.

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