Karl Hinett
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Soldier flies high after Basra escape

In 2005 British soldier Karl Hinett escaped a burning Warrior armoured vehicle in Basra, several years on he is learning to fly.

In 2005 British soldier Karl Hinett escaped a burning Warrior armoured vehicle in Basra, several years on he is learning to fly.

Karl has gained a Boeing scholarship in the hope of ultimately qualifying as a commercial pilot.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 01 Nov
  • From the section UK