Peter Buck has pleaded not guilty to five charges...

REM guitarist PETER BUCK is set to stand trial today (November 12) in connection with an alleged air rage incident.

Buck, alleged to have been drunk on board, faces five charges in total, including assaulting two British Airways staff, on a flight from Seattle to Heathrow on April 21 this year.

He denied all charges at an earlier hearing. The trial at Isleworth Crown Court is expected to last five days.