Two people suffered serious injuries when their top-dressing
plane crashed in Hawkes Bay this morning.
The plane crashed just short of an airstrip on an Otane
property, south of Hastings, after clipping a deer fence
while landing about 6.15am, central fire shift manager Craig
Fire crews had extricated the pair from the plane, he said.
Police said the pair suffered serious but not
They were flown to Hawkes Bay Regional Hospital in Hastings.
The Civil Aviation Authority had been notified and would be
at the scene this morning.