A man from Larne attempting to fly round the world in an autogyro has had to make a forced landing.
Norman Surplus was uninjured in the accident which happened as he was trying to take off from a landing strip in Thailand on Saturday.
His aircraft is being assessed for repair.
The adventure sportsman and cancer survivor has been planning the 27,000-mile journey for two years and it involves stop-offs in 25 countries.
Circumnavigating the globe in a gyroplane is something no-one has achieved to date.