A rescue team winch people to safety in Grantham, Queensland
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A helicopter rescue pilot returns to flooded home

A helicopter pilot who has been helping to rescue people stranded by the Queensland floods has returned home to find it too is under water.

Mark Kempton and his team have plucked 28 people to safety in the town of Grantham near Brisbane.

He told reporters he had been deeply affected by the events of the last week.

Now he has returned home to his own personal disaster - his house in Yeronga has been seriously damaged by floodwaters.

  • 13 Jan 2011
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