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Light plane crashes on south Auckland road

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 11/06/2017

The pilot of a light plane that crashed landed on a south Auckland road has moderate injuries.

Emergency services were alerted shortly after 2pm on Sunday, a police spokeswoman said.

The aircraft ended up on the road near the intersection of Runciman Rd and Rutherford Rd in Pukekohe.

One lane of the road is blocked.

Police were assisting with traffic management and Fire Service is clearing fuel.

Images published of the crash scene show the plane flipped over on its roof.

Only the pilot was on board.

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