Gyro-Copter Crashes at Lake Buhlow Airport

gyrocopter2An experimental gyro copter crashes at the Lake Buhlow Airport in Pineville. The pilot has minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for observation.

gyrocopter1A gyro copter is a small aircraft with two blades and is usually very stable. Observers say the helicopter was about to land early this morning when the pilot hit the ground too hard.

The crash sent emergency vehicles scrambling to the small airport. It happened early this morning. Observers say there were no flames, but it is heavily damaged.

KLAX ABC 31 News 6/20/14