Pilot taken to hospital after gyrocopter crash near Wingham
An airplane is seen after takeoff in this file photo. (AP / Manu Fernandez)
A gyrocopter crashed shortly after taking off from a midwestern Ontario airport.
The crash occurred Monday afternoon near the Richard W. LeVan Aerodrome, just outside Wingham.
According to a report filed with Transport Canada, the homebuilt Bensen B-8M aircraft crashed in a field near a runway.
Its pilot was taken to hospital. Information on his condition was not known.