Ejector seat maker fined £1.1m over death of Red Arrows pilot
Sean Cunningham was ejected while performing pre-flight checks at RAF Scampton in 2011
One of the world’s leading ejector seat manufacturers has been fined £1.1m after the death of a Red Arrows pilot. Flt Lt Sean Cunningham fell 200ft after being ejected from his Hawk T1 aircraft while conducting pre-flight checks on the ground at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, on 8 November 2011. The parachute on the Mark 10B ejection seat did not deploy and the South African-born airman fell to hi...
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