Note: This story has been updated with the crash victim’s name.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The single occupant of a gyrocopter died in a Tuesday crash in Yankton County as it appeared to be on fire while descending, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

The only occupant was pilot Kevin Rehm, 65, of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office said on Wednesday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The FAA said the aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. The fire appeared to start before the crash and the aircraft burned on impact.

The crash was reported Tuesday (Sept. 27) morning.

The FAA said the aircraft was an AG-915 Spartan model and the make was an Airgyro Aviation.

The Airgyro Aviation website said the Spartan has side-by-side seating. A photo resembles a small helicopter.

The crash was reported at about 10:18 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, near the intersection of 438th Avenue and 307th Street.

The crash is under investigation by the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board.