16 Feb 2012

Accused email forger to face trial

12:35 pm on 16 February 2012

A man accused of forging an email, which ended up being placed before a Coroner's inquest into the deaths of three men in an aircrash over Paraparaumu, will face trial in Wellington District Court.

Peter Kirker appeared again in Porirua District Court on Thursday on charges of forgery and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

he is accused of sending an email to a woman who gave evidence at the inquest, purporting to be from Massey University aviation school manager Frank Sharp.