In addition to the legislation which deals specifically with aeronautical matters1, many questions arising in connection with civil aviation are wholly or partially governed by the rules of the common law or by statutes of general application. Thus, in the field of tort, the law of negligence is relevant in relation to certain classes of accident arising out of the operation of aircraft2; and the law of trespass and nuisance may in some cases govern the liability of aircraft owners and operators for damage caused to persons or property on the surface of the ground or water
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