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02Aug91 UK: JCB CHAIRMAN GIVES EVIDENCE IN CUSTOMERS' HELICOPTER DEATH-CRASH CASE.

By Grant Prior.The chairman of plant manufacturer JCB was summoned to court last week where a company helicopter pilot was jailed for 18 months, following a crash which killed two businessmen.Sir Anthony Bamford was called to Stafford Crown Court to answer claims that his former pilot, John Wright, had been instructed to fly low to give customers a 'thrill'.Ex-army pilot Mr Wright, 41, from Lanarkshire, was found guilty of the unlawful killing of Christopher Durrant, 41, and Richard ...

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