Gyrocopter pilot cleared over huntsman death http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cove ... 571913.stm
A gyrocopter pilot has been found not guilty of killing a hunt supporter who was struck by the machine's propeller.
Bryan Griffiths, 55, was acquitted of the manslaughter by gross negligence of Warwickshire Hunt member Trevor Morse at Long Marston airfield in March 2009.
Birmingham Crown Court heard Mr Morse, 48, refused to move as the craft moved towards him and died instantly.
Mr Griffiths, of Wiltshire Close, Bedworth, had been monitoring the hunt and stopped at the airfield to refuel.
The court was told Mr Morse, a committee member of the Warwickshire Hunt, had driven to the airfield with another hunt supporter to confront Mr Griffiths.............more