Moroni man injured in gyrocopter crash in Mt. Pleasant

Published: Sunday, July 15 2012 11:01 a.m. MDT

A gyrocopter crashed at Mt. Pleasant airport, injuring one person, on Saturday night.

Christian Probasco

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MT. PLEASANT, Sanpete County — A 45-year-old Moroni man is in critical condition following a small aircraft crash Saturday night.

Witnesses said a gyrocopter operated by Wade Roundy was being towed down the runway for an assisted takeoff about 8 p.m. when the pilot apparently lost control and crashed.

Roundy was taken to Sanpete Valley Hospital in critical condition and later flown by medical helicopter to another hospital.

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