Gyrocopter crashes in Harghita County, pilot dies

A gyrocopter has crashed on Saturday in Harghita County, out of the city of Odorheiu Secuiesc on the way to Lupeni and the pilot of the aircraft died, according to ISU Harghita.
The first information provided by the representatives of the Inspectorate for Emergency Situations (ISU) Harghita say the accident occurred four kilometres off Odorheiu Secuiesc, at a distance of 100-150 meters from national road DN 13A.
According to a press release from the Interior Ministry, the small aircraft crashed into a wooded area and caught fire on impact. The pilot, aged 39, died.
ISU Harghita crews arrived to the site, accompanied by the gendarmerie and SMURD teams.
According to the communiqué, the first fire-fighters arriving at the accident site extinguished the fire and found that on board the aircraft there was one person who died in the crash. The aircraft was private and the pilot aged 39 years was identified by authorities.
At the crash site forensics were expected to determine the circumstances and causes of the accident.

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