Motorcyclist killed in A47 crash at Scarning was RAF Honington airman

Tom Pattison

Tom Pattison - Credit: Archant

A motorcyclist killed in a crash was a member of the RAF who had fought for his country.

Senior Aircraftman Tom Pattison died when the motorbike he was riding crashed with a lorry on the A47 near Scarning last Monday.

He was a member of the RAF Regiment based at RAF Honington, in Suffolk.

The Ministry of Defence confirmed his death in a statement and said his death was a 'huge loss'.

A spokesman said: 'SAC Tom Pattison was a member of the Royal Airforce Regiment at RAF Honington.

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'His tragic death is a huge loss and our thoughts and prayers are with his partner, family and friends at this very difficult time.'

SAC Pattison lived in the Swaffham area.

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Police are investigating the cause of the crash which claimed his life.

Anyone with information about the accident should call the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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