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Tragedy as two people are instantly killed in a horrific gyrocopter crash 

Tragedy as two people are instantly killed in a horrific gyrocopter crash

  • Two people have died after a recreational light aircraft crashed and caught fire
  • Emergency services responded to reports of the crash at midday on Wednesday 
  • The aircraft went down in a paddock on Forest Road, in Spring Hill, NSW

Two people have been killed in a gyrocopter crash in the central west region of New South Wales.

Emergency services were called to a paddock on Forest Road in Spring Hill, at about midday on Wednesday, following reports that a recreational light aircraft crashed and caught fire.

A police spokeswoman confirmed two people died at the scene.

Two people have been killed in a gyrocopter crash in the central west region of New South Wales

Fire crews arrived at the scene and extinguished the blaze by 12.30pm.

The police spokewomen said a crime scene has been established.

Officers from the central west district are investigating.

A gyrocopter is a type of rotorcraft that uses rotors which are not powered. Unlike a helicopter, the thrust comes from a propeller either at the front or rear of the aircraft.

Emergency services were called to a paddock on Forest Road in Spring Hill, at about midday on Wednesday, following reports that a recreational light aircraft crashed and caught fire

Emergency services were called to a paddock on Forest Road in Spring Hill, at about midday on Wednesday, following reports that a recreational light aircraft crashed and caught fire

Fire crews arrived at the scene and extinguished the blaze by 12.30pm

Fire crews arrived at the scene and extinguished the blaze by 12.30pm

 

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