High Court Hearing Over Shoreham Air Crash

6 July 2016, 15:04

A hearing to decide if material relating to the Shoreham air crash can be released to Sussex Police will be heard next week.

The hearing is to proceed at the High Court of Justice on July 14 and 15 where the application will be heard, this is a legislative requirement for material of this nature to be released. The claimant is The Chief Constable of Sussex and the defendant is the Secretary of State for Transport and British Airline Pilots Association.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Rymarz, who is leading the investigation, said: "The application is to enable Sussex Police to obtain access to legally protected material including cockpit recorders and footage, expert reports and some documentation.

"This application forms part of the ongoing investigation into the air crash.

The families of those who died have been updated on the proceedings and we remain committed to finding the answers for them."