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Plane crashes at Feilding aerodrome

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 23/11/2016

Two people have walked away with minor injuries after their light plane was flipped by wind in the Manawatu town of Feilding.

Emergency services were called to the crash at the Feilding Aerodrome at about 2.15pm on Wednesday.

The plane was on the runway when a strong gust of wind blew it over, a Fire Service spokesman said.

Although there were initial reports of the fire, six fire crews in attendance were stood down on arrival, he said.

An ambulance spokesman said the two people on board were not seriously hurt.

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