Gyrocopter pilot survives crash in Perak

IPOH: A pilot cheated death when his gyrocopter crashed in Felcra Bhd Jejawi near Kampung Gajah, about 60km from here.

Perak Tengah OCPD Supt Barudin Wariso said the pilot of the single- seat light aircraft was identified as Muhammad Zakwan Hakem Mazlan.

The 29-year-old, he said, was not injured during the 10.25am incident yesterday.

“The aircraft was carrying insecticide to be sprayed at the Felcra Seberang Perak padi fields nearby.

“We have notified the Department of Civil Aviation and the police are monitoring the affected area, ” he added.

The aircraft belonging to Felcra was moved to Felcra Seberang Perak for further investigations.

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