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Posted on Tuesday 22nd November

The funeral of Red 5, Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham, the Red Arrows pilot who was killed on 8 November, will take place on Thursday, 1 December at 10.30am in Coventry Cathedral, followed by a private family cremation.

Flight Lieutenant Cunningham’s former RAF colleagues and friends are welcome to attend the service at Coventry Cathedral. His family have kindly extended the invitation to members of the public who wish to pay their respects.

Sean was killed when the ejector seat of his Hawk T1 aircraft deployed. An inquest into the incident was opened and adjourned this morning, revealing that he died from multiple injuries due to falling from height.

A book of Condolence has been opened outside the gates of RAF Scampton. To leave a message in the online version, click here.

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