NZ police responding to light aircraft crash, Kaimanawa Ranges

As stated by Senior Sergeant Tony Jeurissen:

Police are at the scene of a plane crash in the Kaimanawa Ranges.

Police were alerted late last night when a light aircraft was report overdue.

Due to poor weather last night and earlier today which prevented helicopter activity, Police were unable to land in the area until late this morning.

The overdue aircraft was located around 11:30am today.

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