Accident Claims in military cases
Army range captain admits to 'failures' which led to soldier's death — — last modified 12-01-2014 06:33
- An army captain in charge of a live firing range where a young soldier died has admitted he failed to ensure vital safety equipment was in place.
- One dead, two injured as two military helicopters collide in Shropshire — — last modified 10-01-2014 17:15
- Two military helicopters have collided in mid-air, leaving one person dead and another two injured. The accident happened at RAF Ternhill near Market Drayton, Shropshire, just before 1500 GMT.
Iraq road death crash sergeant named — — last modified 09-01-2014 06:27
A British soldier killed in a road accident in Iraq has been named by the Ministry of Defence.
UK soldier dies in Iraqi road accident — — last modified 08-01-2014 06:11
A British soldier has been killed in Iraq in a road accident, the Ministry of Defence has said. Two other soldiers involved in the incident sustained minor injuries, according to the MoD. The soldier, from the Queen's Royal Lancers, died in an accident involving a tracked reconnaissance vehicle. A victim of a helicopter crash at the start of the Iraq war was due to leave the Royal Navy, it has emerged.
Inquest to open on gulf military helicopter collision deaths
A coroner is to hear evidence on six servicemen from a Cornwall air base catering who were killed when two helicopters collided on active service in the Gulf. A US serviceman was also on board one of the Sea King Mk 7 helicopters which collided in March 2003, five miles from HMS Ark Royal.
Shot soldier contracts MRSA bug in serviceman's ward — — last modified 01-01-2014 07:48