RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire
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Red Arrows pilot seriously injured

A Red Arrows pilot has been seriously injured at the aerobatic team's base at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire.

Full details have not yet emerged, but the BBC understands the incident involved an ejection seat and happened on the ground, not in the air.

An MoD source has confirmed one pilot has been taken to Lincoln County Hospital.

Lincolnshire Police confirmed they were attending an incident at Scampton, but did not comment further.

Judith Moritz reports from the RAF base in Scampton

  • 08 Nov 2011
  • From the section UK
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