The moment that hunt supporter Trevor Morse was hit by the blade of a gyrocopter at Long Marston airfield was caught on film, a court was told today.
Bryan Griffiths, aged 54, of Bedworth, North Warwickshire, appeared at Nuneaton Magistrates Court today (12 March), charged with the murder of 48-year-old Mr Morse.
Mr Morse was hit by the light aircraft on Monday afternoon as he was following the Warwickshire hunt.
The court heard that an witness filmed the incident and the moments running up to it.
Mr Griffiths, a heating technician, was a member of an anti-hunt group and a volunteer hunt monitor.
He was remanded in custody to appear at Warwick Crown Court on 23 March.
A second man was arrested on suspicion of murder but has been released by police on bail.