3 Dec 2009

Spitfire crash-lands; pilot not hurt

3:01 pm on 3 December 2009

A Spitfire aircraft crashed while landing at Auckland's Ardmore Airport on Thursday morning.

The Fire Service says the two-seater plane went down on the runway shortly before midday. It says the pilot, the only person on board, was not injured.

Airport staff began working with the owner of the aircraft to have it removed from the runway.