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Sole survivor was 'burnt and reborn' after Anzac Day helicopter crash

The pain was terrible, the guilt just as bad, but now life as part of something bigger is like being burnt up and reborn.

Left injured and alone on the side of a cloud-shrouded hill nine years ago, Stevin Creeggan is the phoenix rising from the ashes of his own past.

The lone survivor of an air force helicopter crash has revealed his struggles since the accident, and how becoming part of the New Zealand Invictus Games team changed everything.

In 2010 Creeggan was on an Iroquois, heading to an Anzac Day service in Wellington for a fly-past, which crashed into a Pukerua Bay hill, north of Wellington.

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