Police chief gives overview of Shoreham airshow crash investigation and recovery work

One of the senior officers in Sussex Police has given an overview of the investigation and recovery work taking place after the Shoreham airshow crash yesterday. Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry said that the death toll was likely to have risen to 11. Mr Barry also said: “We...
Posted On 23 Aug 2015 at 10:06 pm

Worthing United FC pays tribute after two players die in Shoreham airshow crash on A27

Tributes have been paid to two young men from Brighton and Hove who played for Worthing United FC and who died yesterday (Saturday 22 August). Jacob Schilt and Matt Grimstone were on their way to play for Worthing when an aircraft crashed during the Shoreham airshow. The pair are...
Posted On 23 Aug 2015 at 4:57 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion pay tribute to groundsman and fan who died in Shoreham airshow crash

Brighton and Hove Albion paid tribute to two of the people who died in the Shoreham airshow crash yesterday (Saturday 22 August). Matt Grimstone, 23, a member of the club’s ground staff, and Albion fan Jacob Schilt died as they were heading to a match to play for Worthing United....
Posted On 23 Aug 2015 at 4:14 pm

Shoreham airshow crash death toll rises to 11

The death toll has risen to 11 in the Shoreham airshow crash on the A27, according to police. The figure was given by Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry, of Sussex Police, after specialist teams began recovering bodies from the crash site. He said that the force had identified...
Posted On 23 Aug 2015 at 4:00 pm

Avoid A27 as clearing Shoreham airshow crash site may take days, police warn

Drivers have been urged to avoid the A27 in the Shoreham area for the next few days as the airshow crash site is cleared. Sussex Police said: “Investigators and specialist recovery teams have commenced the task of clearing the scene of an air crash at Shoreham in Sussex...
Posted On 23 Aug 2015 at 1:38 pm

Brighton man one of the first to be identified as victim of Shoreham airshow disaster

By Tim Hodges A young Brighton footballer has been identified by friends as a victim of the Shoreham airshow disaster. Jacob Schilt, 23, who recently graduated from Portsmouth University, was reportedly travelling along the A27 to play with teammate Matt Grimstone, also 23, for...
Posted On 23 Aug 2015 at 12:08 pm

Drivers who left cars at Shoreham airshow can now collect them

Drivers who left their cars at Shoreham airshow after the crash yesterday can now collect them. Sussex Police said: “Anyone who left a car at Shoreham airport following the tragic crash at Shoreham Air Show yesterday (Saturday 22 August) can now go to collect their vehicle....
Posted On 23 Aug 2015 at 11:48 am

5 things we noticed as Brighton and Hove Albion beat Blackburn Rovers

1) The club were well prepared to deal with the extreme heat ensuring that free tap water was on hand to those that required it, especially in the family stand. 2) It was not only the fans who had a thirst to quench. Albion keeper David Stockdale appeared to signal quite...
Posted On 23 Aug 2015 at 11:07 am

Search for bodies continues after A27 Shoreham airshow crash

The search for bodies is continuing after a Hawker Hunter crashed at the Shoreham airshow yesterday (Saturday 22 August). Seven people died and the number could rise. Fifteen were injured. The Hunter pilot was flown to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where he was in...
Posted On 23 Aug 2015 at 12:15 am
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