Pilot Error Led To Shoreham Airshow Crash, Probe Finds

Credit: Hawker Hunter: Arpingstone
LONDON—The crash of a vintage Hawker Hunter jet at a British air show in 2015 that killed 11 people was caused by pilot error, UK air accident investigators have concluded. In its 450-page report published March 3, the UK Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) concluded that display pilot Andrew...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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