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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_63 > GS_63-28

§63‑28.  Infliction of serious bodily injury by operation of an aircraftwhile impaired.

(a)        Offense. – A personcommits the offense of infliction of serious bodily injury by operation of anaircraft while impaired if, while in violation of G.S. 63‑27, he doesserious bodily injury to another.

(b)        Defense precluded.– The fact that a person charged with violating this section is or has beenlegally entitled to use alcohol or a drug is not a defense to a charge underthis section.

(c)        Pleading. – In anyprosecution for infliction of serious bodily injury by operation of an aircraftwhile impaired, the pleading is sufficient if it states the time and place ofthe alleged offense in the usual form and charges that the defendant didserious bodily injury to another while operating an aircraft within this Statewhile subject to an impairing substance.

(d)        Punishment. –Violation of this section is a Class F felony. (1929, c. 90, s. 4; 1953, c.675, s. 9; 1987, c. 818, s. 2; 1993, c. 539, s. 1280; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24,s. 14(c).)