Pilot airlifted to hospital after gyrocopter crash

THE pilot of a gyrocopter has been airlifted to Rockhampton Hospital after it crashed at Dakenba near Biloela this afternoon.

Around 5pm, it is believed the gyrocopter clipped a power line and crashed into a field near Dudarkos Road.

The 30-year-old male pilot was initially transported to Biloela Hospital, but has since been airlifted to Rockhampton Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The Forensic Crash Unit has been advised of the incident and is investigating.

The QPS has also notified relevant federal aviation authorities.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.