Flying instructor found guilty of fraudulently obtaining pilot's licence for Harrogate businessman

A flying instructor has been found guilty at Leeds Crown Court of fraudulently obtaining a pilot's licence for a wealthy Harrogate businessman. Paul Spencer and his wife LInda died after he crashed 5 years ago this month.

His instructor Ian King lied about how much training he had received in order to rush his licence through. He will be sentenced on 4th February.

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