Afghanistan: RAF pilot reveals near miss on the runway at Kabul airport

An RAF pilot has revealed his aircraft nearly smashed into a bus carrying evacuees at Kabul airport, as he was taking off.

Wing Commander Kev Latchman revealed military air traffic controllers had been praying for him when they saw his C-17 transport aircraft hurtling towards a line of three vehicles that had taken a wrong turn while trying to reach another evacuation flight.

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