Plane makes emergency landing in Waihi

12:18 pm on 12 July 2016

A small plane has had to make an emergency landing in a paddock near Waihi.

Fire Service said the plane, carrying two people, had been due to land in Tauranga but got into difficulty.

It is understood no one has been injured.

A Tauranga Airport spokesperson said the plane had engine problems and had been forced to land in a paddock in Athenree a short while ago.

Fire Service said no one was injured.