9 Apr 2017

One dead in microlight crash

4:05 pm on 9 April 2017

One person is dead after crashing their microlight in Te Mapara, Waikato.

Police said the crash happened around 2.40pm, near State Highway 3 in Te Mapara.

They said the pilot of the single-seater microlight had died.

The police are conducting a scene examination and the Civil Aviation Authority will be notified.