Crane crash funeral to take place

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

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

Peter Barnes, who worked for years on the Great North Air Ambulance, 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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Funeral for helicopter pilot

The funeral of former Great North Air Ambulance pilot Peter Barnes who died when his helicopter crashed into a crane in London, will take place today.