Man killed in horror gyrocopter crash

THE body of a man has been found following a gyrocopter crash near Moree in NSW.

Emergency services were called to a property on Mount Jerrybang Road around 1.30pm on Sunday, following reports a recreational light aircraft had crashed.

Initial inquiries indicate the gyrocopter crashed into a combine harvester at the property.


Upon arrival at the scene, police found the body of a 50-year-old man.

There were no other passengers onboard the aircraft.

The Australian Sports Rotorcraft Association and Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been notified of the fatal crash.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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