The father of a soldier who died on an “unsafe” Army test march that should have never have taken place is bringing a civil action for corporate manslaughter against the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
A coroner has told the Army she has “grave concerns” about its “ability to learn from previous mistakes” after an inquest into the death of a soldier who collapsed during a test march on a hot day.
A coroner is due to give her conclusions at an inquest into the death of a soldier on an Army test march.
An experienced Army officer who ran the course on which a soldier fatally collapsed on a hot day has told an inquest he had no formal health and safety training.
An “urgent safety notice” was sent out from British Army headquarters about the increased risk of heat injuries two months before a soldier fatally collapsed on a hot day, an inquest has heard.
An Army test group was told it was marching “inside the window” of safe operation on the hottest day of the year before a soldier fatally collapsed, an inquest heard.
A “mixture” of factors may have combined to trigger the fatal collapse of a young soldier on an Army test march, an inquest has heard.
A young soldier who collapsed and died on an Army fitness test was “panting” and complained of cramp before falling to the ground, an inquest heard.
A soldier who pulled out of an Army march during which another colleague fatally collapsed has told an inquest he “would have died” if he had not stopped.
An officer allegedly told a soldier “I’m surprised you’re still here – as it’s a hot day” months after running an exercise in which a colleague fatally collapsed in the heat, an inquest has heard.
An inquest into the death of a soldier on an Army training march during a hot day heard how another infantryman collapsed with a “suspected heat injury” an hour before.
The father of a fit young soldier who collapsed and died during an Army exercise has paid an emotional tribute to his son at an inquest, saying “his love lives on”.