A pilot has escaped with minor injuries after a micro-light
plane crash in south Otago this afternoon.
Police received a call from a member of public advising they
had seen a plume of smoke after a micro-light aircraft
crashed due to a forced landing near Waipahi Highway between
Pukerau and Gore.
The pilot escaped with minor injuries and is being treated by
ambulance at the scene.
CAA has been advised and will be investigating.