Light aircraft crash, Masterton – update + advisory

Police can confirm two people have died following the light aircraft crash in Masterton this morning.

Emergency services are expected to remain at the scene for some time.

Roads near the scene have been closed and diversions are in place.

The Civil Aviation Authority has been advised.

MEDIA ADVISORY

A media stand-up will be held at 4.30pm at Masterton Airport terminal. Media are asked to gather at the terminal from 4.20pm.

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