Sunday, February 25, 2024

Red Arrows pilot sacked over sexual assault allegations

A Red Arrows pilot has been sacked following the launch of an inquiry into sexual assault allegations.

Flight Lieutenant Damon Green was named as the pilot at the centre of the controversy, which is reportedly the biggest scandal in its 60-year famed history and was only appointed to the role of Red 8 last year, but then left for the 2022/23 season citing ‘family circumstances’ ; which could well be related to this inquiry.

However, it seems the problem may be wider spread within the organisation as some 40 Red Arrows personnel, some still serving nd some former members, have come forward to accuse their male colleagues of sexual misconduct and bullying.

The inquiry which has been launched following the allegations will investigate what has been dubbed as a “toxic culture” within the world-famous aerobatics team and has previously seen claims brought against senior Red Arrows pilots.

The RAF insists: ‘We have a zero-tolerance approach to unacceptable behaviour. Following allegations of such behaviour within the Red Arrows, we commissioned a thorough and far-reaching investigation to establish the facts and have taken appropriate actions where wrongdoing has been proven.’

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