Microlight crash in Masterton

One person has been injured in a microlight plane crash in Masterton.

Emergency services were called to the crash on the western side of the Hood Aerodrome about 2.30pm.

Central communications shift manager Mike Wanoa said fire fighters arrived to find the two-seater plane well involved in fire.

‘‘The pilot had walked away from the crash with minor injuries.’’

A passerby spotted the crash and alerted emergency services, he said.

The fire had since been extinguished.

Police central communications shift inspector Mike Coleman said officers were investigating the crash.


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