Wild scenes as Outback Wrangler's friend is heckled outside court moments ... trends now

Wild scenes as Outback Wrangler's friend is heckled outside court moments ... trends now
Wild scenes as Outback Wrangler's friend is heckled outside court moments ... trends now

Wild scenes as Outback Wrangler's friend is heckled outside court moments ... trends now

The pilot who was first on scene of a chopper crash that killed a crocodile egg collector was heckled outside of court. 

Michael Burbridge was accompanied by his wife Jade as he pushed through a media frenzy outside of Darwin Local Court on Thursday.

Burbridge, Matt Wright and Neil Mellon had been ordered to face court over the 2022 crash that killed Chris Wilson and injured pilot Seb Robinson.

Burbridge's arrival was marked by wild scenes as a heckler pushed through the throng of journalists to confront the pilot. 

'You're a liar and a coward!' the woman said before walking off.

The Outback Wrangler Mat Wright's helicopter pilot friend Michael Burbridge (pictured right with his wife Jade) was heckled as he arrived at Darwin Local Court on Thursday

The Outback Wrangler Mat Wright's helicopter pilot friend Michael Burbridge (pictured right with his wife Jade) was heckled as he arrived at Darwin Local Court on Thursday

Burbidge, who was dressed in a checkered shirt and jeans, refused to answer any of the media pack's questions.

He had been charged in September 2022 with destroying evidence, conspiracy and attempting to pervert the course of justice, and providing a false statement.

Burbidge pleaded guilty to the charge of destroying evidence as he fronted court more than a year later.

His other charges were withdrawn and Burbridge will appear again at court on February 29.

Burbidge is the director of Remote Helicopters Australia as well as the chief pilot.

He has featured on several episodes of Outback Wrangler as one of the pilots.

Mr Wilson and Mr Robinson set off on a crocodile egg collection operation in West Arnhem Land in

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