Pilot came from Berks: firefighters describe scene

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The scene at Vauxhall after the helicopter crash Credit: ITV News

London Fire Brigade station manager Bruce Grain, one of the first firefighters at the scene, said it "was absolute chaos" but he revealed the fire was put out within 20 minutes. The pilot was believed to be Captain Pete Barnes from Berkshire.

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Tributes paid to crash pilot

Tributes have been paid to a pilot from Berkshire who was killed in a helicopter crash. Peter Barnes was one of two people killed when his aircraft crashed into a crane at Vauxhall in London.