British Broadcasting Corporation and another v Secretary of State for Transport and another

Air traffic – Aircraft. It could not be shown that the benefit of disclosure of air cockpit footage taken during the final flight of the Hawker Hunter T7 G-BXFI on 22 August 2015 to the media outweighed the adverse impacts, namely, damage to the 'just culture' in which pilots were willing to co-operate and which produced a safe system of global air travel, and a diminution in the standing of the Air Accidents Investigation Branch among international air accident investigators. Accordingly, the Queen's Bench Division refused the claimant media organisations' application for disclosure of the footage.

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