Sergeant Danny Nightingale and his wife, Sally, expressed their delight outside the Court of Appeal in London as the SAS sniper's conviction for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition was overturned.
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An ejector seat manufacturer is to be prosecuted over the death of Red Arrows pilot Sean Cunningham at RAF Scampton in November 2011.
Police said the "active shooter" had since been shot by officers and they were not seeking any other suspects.
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