Light aircraft crash, Kaitoke

A man has died following a light aircraft crash this afternoon in Kaitoke, Upper Hutt.

Police received a report about 1.50pm that an aircraft had been witnessed crashing in the area.

A search was initiated and the craft and its occupant were located late this afternoon.

The Civil Aviation Authority has been notified and the death will be referred to the Coroner.

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