Sir Ben Ainslie stormed across the finish line accompanied by a swarm of RIBs and a photo helicopter, to smash the 12-year-old race record. He finished the race in two hours 52 minutes 15 seconds, carving more than 16 minutes off Francis Joyon's 2001 time.
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Captain Mike Green, a senior flying instructor, was piloting the two seater helicopter involved in the crash.
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