11 Feared Dead In UK Plane Mishap
About eleven people are feared dead in Shoreham after a Hawker Hunt er jetplane involved in an air show crash landed onto the A27 in Sussex.
The jet was attempting an air manoeuvre stunt called the loop the loop but it failed to complete the manoeuvre.
Assistant Chief Constable of Sussex Steve Barry said that 11 people were highly likely to have died in the tragedy.
According to Sky News:
Worthing United FC players Matthew Grimstone and Jacob Schilt, and personal trainer Matt Jones, 24, were among the dead.
Mr Grimstone, 23, was a goalkeeper for the non-league club, while Mr Schilt played in midfield.
They were on their way to play Loxwood FC at Worthing’s Robert Albon Memorial Ground when the plane hit the A27.
Mr Grimstone’s parents said in a statement: “The family are in total shock at losing our dearest son Matthew so tragically at 23 years old.
“He was the kindest person you could ever meet with a great wit. In his 23 years we can honestly say he never lost his temper.”