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Updated: 12/22/2013 21:20 | By Channel NewsAsia

18-year-old S'porean dies in gyrocopter crash in Australia

18-year-old S'porean dies in gyrocopter crash in Australia


18-year-old S'porean dies in gyrocopter crash in Australia

SINGAPORE: An 18 -year-old Singaporean student named in Australian news reports as Jordan Pang has died in a gyrocopter crash in Victorian bushland.

The pilot was also killed.

Their bodies were found in rugged terrain in Kinglake National Park early on Sunday morning.

The aircraft crashed about 6km from the Yarra Valley Conference Centre near Dixons Creek, where it took off about 5.20pm on Saturday.

Victoria Police Acting Senior Sergeant Colin Anderson said the pair had been flying over a remote area of the ranges to view bushfire damage when the aircraft went down. - CNA/xq

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