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Horror crash pilot still to be quizzed.

POLICE are still waiting to question the pilot of a vintage jet that crashed during the Shoreham Airshow, killing 11 men.

Andrew Hill was left fighting for his life after the Hawker Hunter plane he was flying failed to pull out of a loop-the-loop stunt and plummeted on to the A27 in West Sussex.

He was released from an undisclosed specialist hospital earlier this month but has yet to be questioned by investigators. A Sussex Police spokesman said: "We have not interviewed the pilot yet, but are looking to do so as soon as possible."

An interim report by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) found "no abnormal indications" during the Hawker Hunter flight.

Investigators also said cockpit cameras showed the 1950s jet "appeared to be responding to the pilot's control inputs".

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The crash scene and, inset, pilot |Andrew Hill who was seriously injured

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Date:Sep 26, 2015
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