Memorial Service For Shoreham Airshow Victims

20 August 2016, 00:00

A memorial service is being held today for people affected by the Shoreham Airshow Disaster.

On Monday (August 22) it will be a year since a vintage Hawker Hunter jet crashed onto the A27 killing 11 men. Local churches will come together to remember the victims at St Mary’s Church at 11am. 

Reverend Ann Waizeneker tells Heart she hopes the service will help the community: 

The men who died were: wedding chauffeur Maurice Abrahams, 76, from Brighton; retired engineer James Graham Mallinson, 72, from Newick, near Lewes; window cleaner and general builder Mark Trussler, 54, from Worthing; cycling friends Dylan Archer, 42, from Brighton, and Richard Smith, 26, from Hove; NHS manager Tony Brightwell, 53, from Hove; grandfather Mark Reeves, 53, from Seaford; Worthing United footballers Matthew Grimstone and Jacob Schilt, both 23; personal trainer Matt Jones, 24; and Daniele Polito, 23, from Worthing.