MAN KILLED IN NORTH WEST GYROCOPTER CRASH

An investigation is underway after a 50-year-old man died in a gyrocopter crash near Moree.

Emergency services were called to a property on Mount Jerrybang Road east of the town at around 1 o’clock on Sunday afternoon, where they found the body of the man.

Initial reports suggest the aircraft had crashed into a piece of farming equipment.

No one else was injured.