Emma Egging before her flight in a Spitfire. See SWNS story SWCApilot. The widow of a Red Arrows pilot has taken to the skies of Northamptonshire in a Spitfire to mark the 10th anniversary of the charity she set up in his name. Emma Egging's husband, Jon, died when his aircraft crashed at an airshow in 2011. She set up The Jon Egging Trust (JET) to fulfil his ambition to inspire young people facing adversity. Dr Egging said: "We use aviation and STEM as that springboard, so whatever those young people go on to do, it's that aviation which is at the heart.