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The pilot had been carrying out flights in his gyrocopter which was later found to have crashed, the pilot receiving fatal injuries. The propeller appears to have separated from the engine and passed up through the rotor system.

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General details
Date: 19 February 1996 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1946 CSuT Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):5km N Orroroo Occurrence type:In-flight break-up 
State: South Australia Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 09 September 1996 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Unknown 
Aircraft model: Unknown 
Aircraft registration: G-5537 
Serial number: G5537 
Type of operation: Sports Aviation 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:Unkown
 
Injuries
 CrewPassengerGroundTotal
Fatal: 1001
Total:1001
 
 
 
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