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Imposter pilot jailed for 3 years

A con man who faked pilot’s qualifications to get a job flying holiday makers to the UK has been jailed for three years.

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Fake pilot jailed for 3 years disregarded public safety

One of the police officers investigating the case of a man who faked his pilot's licence and went on to fly people in and out of Gatwick Airport has given his reaction to the case.

DC Chris Thorne of Hampshire Police said the case of Michael Fay, was one of a man who seemed to regard the licensing of pilots as a bureaucratic process that did not apply to him. Fay aged 61, and who lived in Alton, was sentenced to three years behind bars.

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