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Shoreham air crash: Pilot Andy Hill denies manslaughter of 11 men

Shoreham air crash: Pilot Andy Hill denies manslaughter of 11 men

Andy Hill is charged with 11 counts of manslaughter
A pilot has denied the manslaughter of 11 men who died when his plane crashed during the Shoreham Air Show.Andy Hill, 54, of Sandon in Hertfordshire, survived after his Hawker Hunter came down on the A27 in West Sussex in August 2015.Mr Hill appeared at The Old Bailey charged with 11 counts of manslaughter by gross negligence and one count of endangering an aircraft. He pleaded not guilty to all charges.A trial date has been set for 14 January and is expected to last at least five weeks.
The Hawker Hunter jet plummeted on to the A27 on 22 August 2015
The Shoreham Airshow has not been staged again since the disaster
(Top row, left to right) Matt Jones, Matthew Grimstone, Jacob Schilt, Maurice Abrahams, Richard Smith. (Bottom row, left to right) Mark Reeves, Tony Brightwell, Mark Trussler, Daniele Polito, Dylan Archer, Graham Mallinson
The victims
Matt Jones, a 24-year-old personal trainer
Matthew Grimstone, 23, a Worthing United footballer who worked as a groundsman at Brighton & Hove Albion
Jacob Schilt, also 23 and also a Worthing United player, was travelling to a match with Mr Grimstone
Maurice Abrahams, 76, from Brighton, was a chauffeur on his way to pick up a bride on her wedding day
Friends Richard Smith, 26, and Dylan Archer, 42, who were going for a bike ride on the South Downs
Mark Reeves, 53, had ridden his motorcycle to the perimeter of Shoreham Airport to take photos of the planes
Tony Brightwell, 53, from Hove was an aircraft enthusiast and had learnt to fly at Shoreham airfield
Mark Trussler, 54, is thought to have been riding his motorcycle on the A27
Daniele Polito was travelling in the same car as Mr Jones
Graham Mallinson, 72, from Newick, was a keen photographer and retired engineer
Shoreham-by-Sea
Sandon
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