Ex-Paralympic cyclist who glued himself to plane denies public nuisance

James Brown is alleged to have climbed on top of a BA plane and glued himself to it at London City Airport.
Former Paralympic cyclist James Brown is accused of climbing on prime of a BA plane at London City Airport

A former Paralympic cyclist accused of climbing on to a British Airways plane and gluing himself to it throughout an Extinction Rebellion protest has denied inflicting a public nuisance.

James Brown, 55, who is visually impaired, is alleged to have climbed on prime of the plane at London City Airport on Thursday.

He appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ on Saturday the place a not responsible plea was entered on his behalf by his solicitor Raj Chada.

Brown, from Exeter, wore a gray jumper to the listening to and spoke solely to affirm his identify, deal with and date of start.

District Judge John Zani granted Brown conditional bail, prohibiting him from going inside one mile of any airport within the .

He will subsequent seem at Southwark Crown Court on November 8.

BGUK_1750923 - London, UNITED KINGDOM - Extinction Rebellion protester and former Paralympic cyclist James Brown with his wife after being granted conditional bail by District judge John Zani with a one mile restriction from any airport in the UK. At Westminster Magistrates Court in London, United Kingdom on October 12th 2010 He will be appearing at Southwark Crown Court in London on November 8 for his trial. Pictured: James Brown BACKGRID UK 12 OCTOBER 2019 BYLINE MUST READ: REGIONAL MUSIC / BACKGRID UK: +44 208 344 2007 / USA: +1 310 798 9111 / *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*
Brown appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Saturday (Picture: OM1)
A protester has climbed on top of a British Airways plane at London City Airport as part of Extinction Rebellion?s climate protest today James Brown.
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The athlete’s arrest and charging capped every week of demonstrations in opposition to local weather inaction which noticed greater than 1,100 arrests throughout the capital.



Brown competed for Britain, Ireland and Northern Ireland in a profession which noticed him take part at 5 Paralympic Games and earn two gold medals and a bronze.



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