Tag: Red Arrows

Red Arrows pilot killed in ejection seat accident

Less than three months after the tragedy that cost Jon Egging his life, another pilot of the Red Arrows display team died yesterday. F/L Sean Cunningham was killed yesterday when his ejection seat fired while his aircraft was at a standstill.

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Bird strike could have caused Red Arrows crash

The Daily Mail has run an article suggesting that the crash that killed F/L Jon Egging last Saturday might be due to a total loss of power after a bird strike. The article also suggests that the pilot might not have been able to eject due to excessive G forces as he turned his aircraft …

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Red Arrows crash in Bournemouth

(Updated Aug 20, 2011 @ 2016): One of the Red Arrows’ aircraft crashed early this afternoon at Bornemouth Air Festival in the UK. It would appear the pilot was able to eject but was killed. The causes of the crash are unknown. The MoD has confirmed that the pilot involved was F/L Jon Egging, aged 33. …

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