Judge Charles Gratwicke has described the trial of two men who were accused of endangering an aircraft that had to be diverted to Stansted Airport in Essex as "tenuous and peppered with inconsistencies''.
Tayyab Subhani and Mohammed Safdar were cleared at at Chelmsford Crown Court this morning.
The judge added:
"Under the circumstances no jury can properly convict these men."
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