5 Apr 2019

Small plane with technical issues lands safely at Whanganui Airport

2:46 pm on 5 April 2019

A small plane with technical problems that sparked an emergency response at Whanganui Airport this afternoon, landed safely.

An aerial view of Whanganui airport.

An aerial view of Whanganui Airport. Photo: RNZ / Robin Martin

The Fire Communications Centre received a call at 12.20pm to say a light aircraft was in trouble and it dispatched fire crews to the scene.

The plane landed without incident.