Father and son killed in aircraft crash near Busselton

Emergency services have rushed to a fatal gyrocopter crash in the states south on Wednesday.

About 2:20pm, it’s understood a father and son were flying along the coast near Busselton when the aircraft crashed into the water’s shoreline at Forrest Beach and killed them both.

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Emergency services were at the scene in under 20 minutes but the 18-year-old and his 51-year-old father were dead.

Investigations are continuing.

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