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-- -- back -- -- on the docket today a bizarre turn in a freak accident that has prompted an arrest and charges.
A 27 year old woman for the first time their life goes hang gliding with an instructor.
She falls to her death in Canada.
She was supposed to be strapped in with a professional instructor but somehow she became loose from the hardest once airborne.
One witness who watched it unfold says the woman frantically grabbed on to her instructor before dropping hundreds of feet to her death.
I saw -- -- no longer horizontal look like she was actually hanging vertically and head it in Athens bear -- the pilot in command in an attempt to.
Stay -- -- looked like she was slipping down his body and -- eventually you know let go at the very end.
That pilot is fifty year old William Jonathan orders shown here.
But now he is accused of so wallowing in memory card from a video camera belonging to the victim and her boyfriend.
He's been slapped with an obstruction of justice charge for the best investigators say they hope to recover the card once it.
You can explain -- what we haven't seen X rays -- we I have information from the positions that have confirmed that the cart is.
-- in fact.
Hearing today we'll determine if orders can be released on bail joining me now to discuss that Kimberly Guilfoyle former prosecutor cohost of the five right here -- infancy.
And John is -- -- a defense attorney and former prosecutor and op -- mean that was on Wednesday they said they postpone the hearing for a couple of days while they awaited.
They don't know what kind of shape the memory card going to be in it and I mean ailing national.
And we're taking.
I can't charge -- with the obstruction of justice now can only that they did -- charge filed charges follow.
Absolutely because you're looking at here is the negligent homicide currently negligent homicide investigation what this -- -- that he did under Canadian log that.
You know -- that that directly contributed with you reckless in any way to her death.
Well -- what the memory card could have and that and that that that he's.
Deliberately tried to obstruct the investigation.
I can healing in -- being an apparently now holding on the into -- -- But they're gonna get and it's very likely that they didn't get to get some images from that they -- -- that the prosecution -- He even talk on mean -- tickets are black and additives that's that he should have taken he's responsible for her -- Now John it's that it's digital video of the flight it's one of those memory cards we have the picture what it what it would look like -- -- -- in its original form.
And I guess this was on the hang glider is actually -- we're being told as -- right.
This this was on the hang glider.
I mean can you.
-- guilt why else would he swallowed the card apparently they've confirmed that he did that.
Well true he -- the evident that my question is.
Evidence of watch because not given that you don't just swallow memory card out as I -- guys if there is no if there is no crime -- let me let me defend him for a moment.
There is no crime maybe it is really strictly -- an act and think about you guys if you weren't issues and somebody is going to all -- to their death while holding on to EU that's not the other end to the victim -- he's the -- that the worst thing that happened to him and may be just that I don't want anybody to ever -- -- that I'm gonna get rid of the -- swallowing it okay bizarre but I can understand that there would be -- -- explanation for it well.
Yet when the state of mind the intent that's required under Canadian law would be you know reckless conduct wanton reckless disregard in -- even if that that he should have taken in terms of faith series at ten.
Safety measures to make sure the Downey checked.
You can't get careless with this kind doubt in people's lives are on the line is that part it.
The boyfriend got -- this you know I the president that's why I don't need to hang gliding the hot air balloon I have money I don't mean to get it you know and then -- -- -- -- I'm not a thrill -- -- not there I want -- there near dot that they this guy could face charges because.
It's his responsibility and a lot of good run through this series of chat right now though the description is that the woman was trying to hang on.
That she fell down his body like -- -- was trying to hold on.
And scaring off tissues in the process.
Her boyfriend was the poor guys on the ground watching all of this as she's dying.
-- the pilot's responsibility to assemble -- -- -- the passengers glider and -- himself then.
Why else I mean really because he's worried that the world is gonna see the video tape.
It any jury gonna believe that.
Well I -- I think that I think failed if you're negligent he didn't buckle something in correctly.
We don't automatically turn that into -- crime it would have to be he showed up drunk and didn't do correctly where he's done at the Ford didn't do correctly forty intentionally -- and that and that is anti gambling Jana isn't swallowing the tape the worst thing he could have dot.
You know he really didn't do anything it just was negligent if probably but like -- that he -- literally and that isn't legal timing couldn't read out you think about it as if this is a horrible situation and hopefully it what is jet -- Well yeah begins trapper and right -- just consciousness of guilt -- swallowed the evidence I'll admit yes well this Friday yeah they probably know a lot more.
We'll be right back -- the weekend.
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