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RAF death of Scott Hughes 'avoidable'

19 September 2013 Last updated at 21:10 BST

A coroner has blamed a systemic failure of safety systems after an RAF airman died when he was struck by a speedboat in Cyprus.

Senior Aircraftman Scott Hughes, 20, from Y Felinheli in Gwynedd, had just completed a tour of Afghanistan.

His family said his death was a "wholly avoidable catastrophe". They said they are planning to sue the Ministry of Defence.

Matthew Richards was at the inquest in Llandudno.

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