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Pilot's widow visits school in his memory

Emma Egging at Priory Witham Academy Credit: ITV News

The widow of a Warwickshire Red Arrows pilot who died in a crash, has visited a school in Lincoln as part of her ongoing work for the Trust set up in his memory.

Emma Egging spoke to pupils at Priory Witham Academy, who are taking part in a fundraising event to raise money for the Trust for Jon Egging, who was born in Ufton and grew up in Southam.

The programme targets youngsters who have been underachieving at school, attempting to inspire and motivate them. Jon Egging, who was 33 and also known as 'Red 4', was killed when his plane came down two years ago.

Red Arrows pilot Jon Egging was killed two years ago Credit: ITV News


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Red Arrows widow runs Great North Run in memory of her husband

The wife of the Red Arrows pilot who died during an air display in 2011 has completed the Great North Run in memory of her husband.

Jon Egging, who lived in Rutland and flew as a Red Arrows pilot, died after his plane crashed during the Bournemouth Airshow last August.

His widow, Emma Egging, ran the Great North Run for the Jon Egging Trust, which raises money to help children achieve their dreams.

Emma Egging told ITV News why she decided to take part in the Great North Run.