3 Oct 2009

Plane crashes at Raglan Airfield

6:27 pm on 3 October 2009

A pilot and passenger have escaped with only minor injuries when their aircraft crashed at the Raglan Airfield today.

Hamilton police senior sergeant Kevin Anderson says the aircraft crashed just before 11am as it was coming into land, flipping onto its roof.

It was heading to Auckland from New Plymouth when the pilot decided to make a short stopover at Raglan.

The crash has been referred to the Civil Aviation Authority.