Helicopter crash question

The Warsaw Convention provisions limiting liability for air crashes is to be probed by the Law Lords in a case from Scotland involving a police officer killed when a helicopter crashed. The case will centre on the question of whether for the purposes of the convention the dead policeman was a passenger or was being transported pursuant to a "contract of carriage". Solicitors for the appellants is Leigh Day & Co and Reynolds Porter Chamberlain. Beaumont & Sons is representing Clyde Helicopters, the respondents.