I missed this accident back in April.

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24-4-20 - Near Vyskov airfield, Vyskov, Czech Rep - Auto-Gyro Cavalon is likely the one you have the video of.

Steve’s blog is located here: http://gyroaccidents.blogspot.com/2016/06/gyrocopter-accidents.html

As I recall a Cavalon made an odd turn on takeoff and did not gain enough altitude to clear the highway barrier.

Some suspect they were flying to slowly to climb after taking off.

also here ASN https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/235490

The accident was discussed on the Rotary Wing Forum here: https://www.rotaryforum.com/threads...rate-is-too-high.1145439/page-11#post-1165647
 
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