Plane crash: Second man dies

A FORMER RAF pilot who was critically injured in a plane crash has died in hospital.

A FORMER RAF pilot who was critically injured in a plane crash has died in hospital.

Steve Shutt, 51, from Hingham, Norfolk, was hurt when his aerobatic bi-plane crashed into a crop spraying tractor.

A second man in the plane, 49-year-old Ian Davies, died at the scene.

Mr Shutt had been in a critical condition in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.


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Mr Davies was an executive with media group Archant, publisher of The Evening Star.

Andrew Hill, the tractor driver, escaped injury in the crash at Seething airfield on 29 October.

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The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is investigating the incident.

An inquest into Mr Shutt's death has been opened and adjourned by Greater Norfolk coroner William Armstrong.

Mr Shutt was a former Jaguar pilot at RAF Coltishall in Norfolk. He died from a brain injury.

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