Shoreham Airshow Crash
Shoreham Airshow Crash: Till now police have recovered 11 dead bodies. The death toll is expected to go up. The Hawker Hunter fighter jet was captured on video crashing into the busy road moments after it attempted to perform a loop during the air show.YouTube/Videograb

A day after a vintage plane from the Shoreham airshow crashed on a busy road, the Sussex police recovered four more bodies on Sunday near the Hawker Hunter jet debris.

Police Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry said on Sunday that in total 11 bodies have been recovered from the crash site. Barry added the number could go up further. On Saturday, the police had found seven bodies.

The Hawker Hunter fighter jet, which was participating in the Shoreham Airshow near Brighton on Saturday crashed into several vehicles after the pilot failed to pull out of a loop manoeuvre.

Videos and photos of the deadly accident shared on social media shows, the Hawker Hunter fighter jet going in up in the sky, before plummeting speedily into the busy road. A huge fireball is seen erupting through the trees amid plumes of black smoke following the crash.

Images of the Shoreham Air Show plane crash [Photo Gallery]

A witness, Stephen Jones, told the BBC that the pilot had just begun his display. "He'd gone up into a loop and as he was coming out of the loop I just thought, you're too low, you're too low, pull up. And he flew straight into the ground either on or very close to the A27, which runs past the airport," Jones said.

The Telegraph reported that the police will use a crane to remove the Hawker Hunter fighter jet debris from the scene, during which more bodies are expected to be found.

 Shoreham Air Show plane crash video

The police till now have identified only three of the victims. iTV report identified the three of the victims as - personal trainer Matt Jones, Worthing United footballers Matthew Grimstone and Jacob Schilt.

Andy Hill, a former RAF pilot and British Airway captain was flying the Hawker Hunter fighter jet when it crashed. He was pulled from the wreckage and is said to be "fighting for his life" in hospital.


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