Information on the inquests into the 11 deaths that occurred on the A27 during the Shoreham Airshow on 22 August 2015.

Hearing dates

Find when the hearings will take place.

The inquests were opened on 2 September 2015, pursuant to the Coroner’s (Inquests) Rules 2013, rule 5 and were adjourned in March 2018 following the CPS decision to bring charges against the pilot. The inquests were resumed in March 2019 following the conclusion of criminal trial.

Hearing dates which were then set for September 2020 have recently been adjourned in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The hearings will take place in 2021, on a date yet to be fixed.

Pre-inquest review hearings

  • Date: Wednesday 24 June 2020
  • Time: 4.00pm
  • Remote hearing from Chichester by ZOOM.

Dialling in details will be communicated to families and properly interested persons the day before the hearing. Members of the press may request a link by emailing Jemma Gaule.


  • Date: TBC in 2021 - up to six weeks duration
  • Location: TBC
Last updated:
11 June 2020
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