Cameron offers more Typhoons for Nato air mission

Britain will offer another two Typhoon warplanes to patrol the skies of eastern Europe amid continuing tensions with Russia over the Ukraine cris, David Cameron has said.

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Injured pilot pictured being 'saved by separatists'

An injured Ukrainian pilot was "saved" by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern city of Slaviansk, after it was reported that two helicopters were shot down.

Video broadcast on state television channel Russia 24 showed an injured man with blood on his leg and face being carried from a car and laid on a mat on the ground.

Man seen carried from car by two unidentified men claiming to be pro-Russian demonstrators. Credit: RTV

An unidentified armed separatist said: "There was another helicopter shot down. We tried to approach it, but then we decided to save at least one (pilot)."

Injured man seen being carried to a mat and laid down. Credit: RTV

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