A GYROCOPTER has crashed into a mountain in the Lockyer Valley, killing at least one person.
It’s understood the chopper came down near Mt Sylvia at Lefthand Branch, just south of Gatton, around 1.20pm.
The aircraft exploded into flames on impact, sparking a bushfire in the fire which has since been contained.
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It’s not known how many people were on board, although it has been confirmed one person has been killed.
Emergency services are on scene. There’s no further information available at this time.