Fatal microlight crash near Timaru

Emergency services are on the scene of a fatal microlight crash near Timaru.

St John ambulance and police have confirmed a microlight plane has crashed in the area about 7.30pm.

The two occupants were confirmed dead at the scene.

The crash happened in Seadown, a coastal town halfway between Timaru and Temuka, a St John spokesman said.

He said ambulance crews attended but were not required and the incident was now being dealt with by police.

A fire crew from Washdyke also attended the incident.


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