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Red Arrows grounded over ejector seat fears
ALL RAF Hawk aircraft – the model used by the Red Arrows – have been grounded due to safety fears.
The training planes were stopped from flying when engineers detected a fault with the ejector seat on one of the craft during an inspection at RAF Valley on Anglesey in Wales.
Hawks at three other stations have also been grounded and will not be permitted to fly until each plane has been inspected.
It is not known how long the inspection will take or how it will impact on the team's schedule.