And is there anything we can do about it, or will it be like the airline incident.
So his competitor for possession of the Mackay ranch was the Airline itself!
So it was not a question of the airline putting all its cards on the table.
In such circumstances the airline must make a contribution towards the public cost of the Inquiry.
The airline was being required to pay costs, and not for delaying tactics simply.
In that regard some of the statements which were made on behalf of the airline are not unimportant.
In paragraph 44 the Report explains that the chief executive of the airline was told of this matter on 30th November.
Naturally the stance of the airline at the inquiry directed by the terms of reference was not included expressly in those terms.
Mr Chippindale continued his investigation in New Zealand where he inspected records gathered from the airline.
It is true that he was "an employee of the airline" but he did not go to the home of First Officer Cassin in that capacity.