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Shot between the eyes, RAF pilot keeps flying

Shot between the eyes by the Taliban, RAF helicopter pilot Ian Fortune continued to fly, despite severe bleeding and his copter's damaged stabilisation system. Eight minutes later, he landed his Chinook, bringing casualties safely in to Camp Bastion.

British forces in Afghanistan are courageous on a daily basis. Unfortunately we don't always hear about their bravery.

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