Allworth gyrocopter crash claims one life, leaves another severely injured

Emergency services were called to Allworth, about 35 kilometres north of Raymond Terrace, after a gyrocopter crashed into bushland off The Bucketts Way.

A GYROCOPTER crash at Allworth claimed the life of a 70-year-old man on Saturday 12 August, with another man left severely injured.

The incident unfolded around 4:30pm, prompting an immediate response from local emergency services and authorities.

The crash site was identified in bushland off The Bucketts Way, around 35 kilometres north of Raymond Terrace.

Tragically, the 70-year-old man was found deceased at the scene, while a 53-year-old man was discovered with severe injuries and was swiftly attended to by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

He was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash has been launched, with law enforcement and relevant agencies working collaboratively to uncover the causes and contributing factors.

“A crime scene has been established and an investigation into the incident is underway,” a NSW Police spokesperson said on Sunday.

“A report will be prepared for the Coroner.”


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