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Final Shoreham air crash findings to be published

The final safety report into the Shoreham air crash which killed eleven men on 22nd August 2015 is to be published next week.

A Hawker Hunter jet crashed on to the A27 in West Sussex during the Shoreham Airshow.

The jet failed to pull out of a loop-the-loop stunt.

The long-awaited findings, to be published on 3rd March, by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch are likely to have an impact on future air shows.

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Tougher safety regulations are already in place following the disaster.

The pilot Andrew Hill survived the impact whilst flying the 1955 plane.

The Shoreham Airshow will not be taking place this summer for the second year running.

Vigil lights up bridge in tribute to airshow crash victims

Shoreham residents have come together to light up a bridge through the town, in tribute to the victims of last weekend's airshow disaster.

The candle-lit vigil was arranged by organisers of the Shoreham's River Fest event on the Adur Ferry Bridge.

It brought to an end an emotional day of memorial events, one week on from the crash on the A27. Emma Wilkinson was at the vigil:


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A27 near Shoreham partially reopens after air crash

The A27 near Shoreham, West Sussex, where a vintage Hawker Hunter jet crashed last Saturday, killing 11 people, has partially reopened for the first time since the disaster.

Two lanes have been opened on the eastbound carriageway towards Brighton, along with one lane on the westbound carriageway, Sussex Police said.

The other westbound lane remains closed while investigators continue to work on the verge. A 40mph speed limit has been imposed, police added.

The partial reopening comes a day after thousands of people from communities touched by the crash gathered at memorial events.

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'Bridge of light' created as Shoreham remembers victims

Hundreds of people have placed candles to create a "bridge of light" spanning the centre of Shoreham in memory of the victims of last week's air crash.

A series of events have taken place throughout the day, as ITV News correspondent Martha Fairlie reports.

A minute's silence was observed at 1.20pm, the time last Saturday when the vintage Hawker Hunter jet crashed on the busy A27 in West Sussex, and a mass balloon release was held in Littlehampton.

The disaster happened as the 1950s plane failed to pull out of a loop-the-loop stunt during the Shoreham Airshow before crashing, exploding into a fireball

Shoreham FC's 'silence' in tribute to crash victims

Tribute to Worthing United footballers Jacob Schilt & Matthew Grimstone

Players at Shoreham Football Club held a minute's silence before their match against Horley Town FC today in memory of the victims of the Shoreham air crash.

Players pay tribute to crash victims ahead of football match

Five hundred pounds is also being donated to the fund set up in memory of the two Worthing United FC footballers, Matt Grimstone and Jacob Schilt, who died in the disaster.

Candlelit vigil for air crash victims at Adur Ferry Bridge

Crowds have been gathering at the Adur Ferry Bridge to pay tribute to the victims of the Shoreham air crash. The event was added to the Shoreham River Festival taking place this week.

People begin gathering at bridge
Candles are being given out for people to join the vigil
Candles being lit as people go onto the Adur Ferry Bridge
Hundreds of people assembled in tribute to the Shoreham crash victims
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