‘Lessons must be learned’ call from tank blast soldier’s widow

The widow of one of two soldiers killed in a tank blast on a live-firing range, after a key design flaw went undetected, has said “lessons must be learned” from the deadly incident.

Corporals Matthew Hatfield and Darren Neilson, both of the Royal Tank Regiment (RTR), died of their injuries after a “high pressure” gun breech blast and “ferocious” fire in their Challenger 2 at the Castlemartin firing ranges in Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales, on...
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2018-07-17 16:44
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