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Injuries sustained by aircrew on ejecting from their aircraft
  1. C A Read,
  2. J Pillay
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Lincoln County Hospital, Greetwell Road, Lincoln LN2 1QY
  1. Correspondence to: Mr Read, Specialist Registrar in Accident and Emergency Medicine ({at}


This paper describes some of the injuries sustained by the aircrew who ejected from their aircraft after a mid-air collision, and discusses the types of injury that such patients may suffer.

  • ejection seat
  • spinal injury

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