A pilot has died after his gyrocopter crashed into a field on the Black Isle.
Emergency services were called to the scene following reports of the crash near Avoch around 1pm on Thursday.
The male pilot, who was the sole occupant of the gyrocopter, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Chief Inspector Jamie Wilson, local area commander, said: “Around 12.55pm on Thursday, November 12, emergency services attended a report of a gyrocopter having crashed in a field near Avoch.
“A man, the pilot and sole occupant of the gyrocopter, was pronounced dead at the scene. His family are aware.
“Enquiries into the incident are ongoing in conjunction with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.”
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