No one injured in Bay of Plenty plane crash

4:56 pm on 3 June 2016

Police now say there were no passengers on board a light plane that crash-landed in a Bay of Plenty paddock this afternoon.

Police said the plane hit the ground and rolled in a paddock near the coastal settlement of Pukehina, just before 2pm.

They had initially thought there were passengers onboard.

The plane's pilot was unharmed.