Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 1387
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Pill LJ, Rougier and Morison JJ

Representation Ian Metcalfe (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for W.
  Thomas Fitzpatrick (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 7 December 1999

Catchwords

Criminal law - Trial - Direction to jury - Offence of doing an act likely to endanger an aircraft, or any person therein - Whether judge ought to have given legal direction on meaning of 'likely' - Whether 'likely' meant probable or that there was real risk of harm - Air Navigation (No 2) Order 1995, art 55.

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