1 Nov 2014

Two men injured in microlight crash

6:52 pm on 1 November 2014

Two men are in a serious but stable condition in Middlemore Hospital after their plane crashed near Pukekohe this afternoon.

Police said it appears the microlight crashed while landing at a small airstrip just after 2pm.

The plane's occupants, aged 61 and 63, were both thought to be experienced pilots.

The Civil Aviation Authority was notified of the crash and would follow up with the pilot and passenger in due course.