Powerboat pilot rescued after 130mph crash

Click video. Hampshire powerboat pilot Keith Whittle has been rescued from a lake in Cumbria after a 130mph crash. Keith's boat flipped through the air on Coniston Water in the Lake District. Donald Campbell, piloting Bluebird, lost his life on the same lake in 1967.

Keith had just set a new record for the Formula 2 class in his powerboat, Pepstar. He was unhurt but clearly shaken.

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Powerboat crashes at 130mph

Dramatic images of a powerboat crash. Keith Whittle from Hayling Island in Hampshire crashed on the same lake where Bluebird pilot Donald Campbell was killed.