COUNTY NEWS: Shoreham Airshow crash pilot not fit for interview

Sussex Police have confirmed that the pilot of the Shoreham Airshow Hawker Hunter, Andy Hill, is still not fit for interview.

Thursday, 1st October 2015, 12:33 pm
Andy Hill pilot at Shoreham Airshow disaster SUS-150110-120543001

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Rymarz who is leading the police investigation into the Shoreham Airshow crash, said: “The interview of the pilot forms an integral part of the police investigation, but at this time his fitness for interview has not been confirmed.

“Additionally, we are still in an evidence-gathering stage, with appropriate expert assistance, as we need to fully understand every element of what is a very complex subject in order to gain maximum benefit from that interview.

“The families of the victims have been updated as to the reasons why the pilot has not yet been interviewed.”

Mr Hill was in a medically induced coma following the accident. He is now out of hospital.

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