Former Paralympian jailed for gluing himself to a plane
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Former paralympian james brown jailed for gluing himself to a plane

The 56-year-old, visually impaired, James Brown (a former paralympian), jumped on to the British Airways plane at London City Airport in October 2019 and stuck his right hand to the Amsterdam-bound plane, wedging his phone in the entryway so it wouldn't close.


Northern Ireland-conceived Brown had represented Great Britain in cycling and athletics prior to play for Ireland in cross-country skiing.


He had spent a full hour before being removed from the situation. Investigators recently said he made disturbance in excess of 300 British Airways travelers, costing the carrier £40,000.


He was condemned to a year's detainment, of which he will serve half, at Southwark Crown Court. Brown had represented himself at his preliminary. He denied that he had caused a public disturbance, asserting he had "to accomplish something terrific" to draw attention towards the climate crisis. He was seen as liable in July after a jury pondered for not exactly 60 minutes.


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source: dailymail.co.uk | James Brown on the right


The jury heard that Brown had booked his trip on the morning of the trick, and had been offered help with boarding because of his handicap moreover, he had a container of superglue in his baggage that had not been recognized by security.


Brown declined a proposal by an individual from lodge staff to help him to his seat, disclosing to her that he planned to hop on to the top of the plane.


Brown won bronze in cycling addressing Ireland at the 2012 Games, and two sports golds for Great Britain, in the 800m and 1500m, at the 1984 Paralympic Games in New York. He has contended in five winter and summer Paralympics across a scope of sports.


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source: dailymail.co.uk | James Brown being arrested


Jury said that, the right to protest in the law of Britain doesn't  give you the right to cause widespread disruption in a major airport like that of London. He and 10 other activists in the sphere had planned to cause disruption at the airport, to hamper the usual airport proceedings.

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Yovanny
3 weeks ago
Nice article, disgusting that there's people that seeks attetion like this
JoshR
3 weeks ago
When I saw this appear in my feed I was so absolutely shocked, especially being a ex-paralymian
Toby
4 weeks ago
Oh god, what a way to draw attention to yourself!
Finny
4 weeks ago
Wow! This is really surprising, wouldn't expect that from a Paralympian or any famous person.. Kind of embarrassing really.
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