Reader reaction to Reuters news
The wrong rank…
British Royal Air Force “Red Arrows” plane crashes, pilot dies
You referred to the officer commanding the Red Arrows as ‘captain’.
His rank is Group Captain, the RAF equivalent of full colonel.
You need to get this sort of thing right the first time.
Yes. We corrected it for the original news feed, but the corrected version didn’t show up on reuters.com for several days. Not our finest hour: GBU Editor
Pilots from The Red Arrows, Britain’s Royal Air Force aerobatic team, fly over the Firth of Forth as part of Armed Forces Day in Edinburgh, Scotland June 24, 2011. REUTERS/David Moir