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Two hurt in West Coast microlight crash

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 21/04/2017

Two men have been taken to hospital after their microlight crashed on the West Coast.

It appeared the aircraft crashed as it was taking off from Hokitika Airport on Saturday morning, a police spokeswoman says.

One of the men suffered serious injuries and was flown to Christchurch Hospital, while the other's injuries were moderate and he was taken to nearby Greymouth Base Hospital.

The Civil Aviation Authority has been notified of the crash, the spokeswoman said.

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