1369. Proceedings relating to aircraft accidents.

1369.     Proceedings relating to aircraft accidents.

Summary proceedings for an offence against an air navigation order1 or any regulations made by virtue of such an order may be instituted at any time within 12 months from the commission of the offence if it was committed in connection with the flight2 of an aircraft in the course of which an accident3 occurred, and not more than six months after the commission of the offence if either public notice has been given that an investigation is being carried out or a public inquiry has been directed to