French national dies in gyrocopter crash

A FRENCH Australian died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, when a gyrocopter he was flying crashed in the town of Argao.

Kent Rizon of the Argao Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office identified the fatality as Ferris Kauley, 65 years old, French Australian.

He was immediately rushed to the Isidro C. Kintanar Memorial Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

According to the initial investigation, Kauley was on his way to Argao to visit his property in Barangay Jampang when the accident happened. (AYB/MVG)