Man critical after being struck by plane propeller

A Waihī man has been critically injured after being struck by a microlight plane propeller.

Lincoln Davies from the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter said crews were called to Waihī to help a man in his 70's after he was struck about 6pm yesterday.

He was flown to Waikato Hospital.

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