Shoreham Airshow detectives look into 2014 airshow incident

The Shoreham community paused to remember the victims of the airshow tragedy SUS-150109-174713001
The Shoreham community paused to remember the victims of the airshow tragedy SUS-150109-174713001
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A detective investigating the Shoreham Airshow disaster said his team are also taking into consideration an incident at the Southport airshow in 2014.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Rymarz said: “We are aware of an incident at the Southport airshow in 2014.

“This incident forms a line of enquiry in our wider investigation.

“All the families are aware of our interest in this incident.”

In August last year, a Hawker Hunter crashed onto the A27 at Shoreham and killed 11 people.

Emergency services have been praised for their fast response by Prime Minister David Cameron.

A team of 66 Red Cross volunteers have been awarded the Dunant award, in recognition of them going ‘above and beyond the call of duty’ during the incident.

In December, officers from the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team interviewed the man believed to be pilot Andy Hill who flew the vintage jet - to read more click here

To read the brave account of a Worthing man ‘badly burned’ in the disaster, click here

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