Helicopter crash report

A report by the Air Accident Investigations Branch has found that Cumbrian entrepreneur Mark Weir was 'not qualified to fly at night' when he was killed in his helicopter last year.

The 45 year old from Cockermouth, died on 8 March 2011 after his helicopter crashed shortly after taking off from the Honister Slate Mine that he owned in the Lake District.

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Honister helicopter crash report

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch have found that a Cumbrian man who was killed in his helicopter, was 'not qualified to fly at night'.