Emergency landing at Papamoa beach

1:43 pm on 18 December 2016

A light plane has made an emergency landing at Papamoa beach in Bay of Plenty this afternoon.

Papamoa beach

Papamoa beach Photo: Wikicommons

Police said those on board the plane were able to get out safely and there were no injuries.

It was thought the plane had a fuel problem.

Police had no timeframe for when the plane would be moved off the beach.