Ejector seat death 'once a century' event

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13 February 2018 17:22:09 BBC News - UK

Red Arrows pilot Sean Cunningham died after being ejected from his aircraft in 2011. Full article on Ejector seat death 'once a century' event

Vice All News Time13 February 2018 17:22:09


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Nearly seven decades ago, Jo Lancaster became one of the first pilots to eject from a plane in an emergency.

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Horrific death of Red Arrows pilot killed in flying tragedy lands ejector seat firm in court

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Iraq war veteran Flt Lt Sean Cunningham died at RAF Scampton, in Lincolnshire, after being accidentally ejected from his Hawk T1

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Shoreham Airshow tragedy: Did pilot try to activate ejector seat moments before horror crash?

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Andy Hill was pulled from the wreckage but investigators are trying to establish if the ejector was 'partially discharged' in a last-ditch attempt to escape the doomed jet

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Viral video shows moment man fractures his spine with homemade ejector seat

1.405738 30 January 2015 20:58:02 mirror - News

Hari Farlie is sent flying after the device is connected to a car battery leaving the teenager in a heap on the floor

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Does it come with an ejector seat? Aston Martin loaded with special features which was the inspiration for James Bond's car up for sale

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The Aston Martin DB 2/4, which is said to have links to Bond creator Ian Fleming is expected to fetch as much as £250,000 when it goes under the hammer in July.

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Coroner slams ejector seat manufacturer for failing to warn RAF of defects which led to death of Red Arrows pilot

1.405738 30 January 2014 03:28:18 News | Mail Online

RAF Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham's seat's firing handle was in the wrong position when the airman entered the cockpit, and went off while he was on the ground in Lincolnshire.

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Red Arrows pilot was not warned about ejector seat danger before death, says coroner

1.2365148 29 January 2014 15:43:37 UK headlines

A coroner has criticised the manufacturer of an ejector seat which failed to warn the RAF about problems with the parachute, which had been known for 20 years, following the death of a Red Arrows pilot

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Death of Red Arrows pilot killed in ejector seat horror due to "serious communication failures"

0.82434314 29 January 2014 15:29:15 mirror - News

A coroner criticised the manufacturer of the ejector seat for failing to warn the RAF of defects before Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham was killed in November 2011

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Red Arrows' safety budget 'rose by £1million' weeks before pilot was killed in ejector seat tragedy

0.82434314 13 January 2014 21:18:59 mirror - News

The money paid for 21 staff and was agreed after complaints the team was at least 20 engineers short - but it failed to prevent Sean Cunningham's death

Vice All News Time13 January 2014 21:18:59