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Man dies after light plane crash

Radio New Zealand logo Radio New Zealand 17/10/2016

Matamata airport © Google Maps Matamata airport A man has died after a light plane crash at the Matamata airfield.

Police said the incident happened on the runway, around 11am.

The fire service said the man, who was the plane's sole occupant, was critically injured, and died soon after the crash.

The Civil Aviation Authority is investigating.

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