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Fatal gyrocopter crash near Moree

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man following a gyrocopter crash near Moree on Sunday.

About 1.30pm (Sunday, November 18), emergency services were called to a property on Mount Jerrybang Road, Moree, after reports a recreational light aircraft had crashed.

Police from New England Police District attended and located the body of a 50-year-old man.

There were no other passengers onboard.

Initial inquiries indicate the gyrocopter crashed into a combine harvester at the property.

The Australian Sports Rotorcraft Association and Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been notified of the incident.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000.

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