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A narrative verdict into Catterick crash

A narrative verdict into Catterick crash

5:47am 26th October 2009
(Updated 5:44am 27th October 2009)

A coroner's ruled three men, killed when their military Puma helicopter
crashed near Caatterick Garrison, were attempting flying manoeuvres beyond their capabilities.

In a narrative verdict, Geoff Fell said the crash happened against a background of "deteriorating administration, airmanship and discipline".

Flight Lieutenant David Sale, Sergeant Philip Burfoot and Private Sean Tait died during a training flight near in North Yorkshire in August 2007.

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