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Inquest into RAF airman's death

A coroner has recorded that Cpl Brent McCarthy and Welsh Guard Lance Cpl Davies were unlawfully killed while on act of service.

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Inquest hear airmen's injuries were 'unsurvivable'

The inquest has been told the injuries of both men in the gun attack were unsurvivable. Nothing could have been done to save their lives .

Corporal Brent McCarthy, aged 25, from Telford, died of a gunshot wound to the chest from a small arms weapon fired at close range.

Welsh Guard Lance Corporal Davies, aged 27, from South Glamorgan, died from at least five shots from different angles. He had gunshot wounds to his head, chest and abdomen.

The inquest was told he would have lost consciousness immediately and it was likely he died very rapidly.

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