At approximately 1.30pm today (20th March) a BAE Systems Hawk T1 from the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, was involved in accident at RAF Valley in Anglesey. Sadly a member of the team’s engineering team has died in the incident. The pilot of the aircraft survived having ejected from the aircraft.
The Ministry of Defence issued the following statement:-
The Royal Air Force has issued the following plea for photographs and video footage that may be relevant to the accident:
“We are currently investigating the incident.
If you were an eyewitness, please send any photographs of the incident to our email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any images may help with an investigation. Please DO NOT share these online. Please be sensitive to the ongoing situation, more information will be released in due course.”