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Operation MASONRY - Avoch Air Crash

Police Scotland are appealing for information in relation to an air crash which happened about 1255 hours on Thursday 12 November 2020 in Avoch on the Moray Firth.

Details of Incident

Police Scotland are currently involved in the investigation into an aircraft crash which occurred near Avoch, on the Moray Firth at about 1255 hours on Thursday 12 November 2020.  It has been confirmed that the male pilot of the Gyrocopter was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Anyone with any information regarding the incident, and/or who may have images or footage of the Gyrocopter in the air or the incident itself is urged to make contact with the Police. Information, including images and footage can be provided using the link below.  




Contact Information

Anyone who has any information in connection with the incident (including footage) can contact Police on either 101 or 01463 720141, quoting incident 1385 of 12 November 2020 or alternatively by submitting information via the link at the bottom of this page.