NZ Herald nzherald.co.nz 28 Apr, 2021 22:45 am

Civil Aviation Authority investigator on site of North Canterbury plane crash

Civil Aviation Authority investigator on site of North Canterbury plane crash
The aircraft crash-landed nose-first in a farm paddock, with the cabin crushed on impact.

Emergency services at scene of small plane crash near Waimakariri.Video / George Heard A Civil Aviation Authority investigator is heading back to the site of a light plane crash in North Canterbury yesterday.Two men, one with moderate and one with serious injuries, were taken to Christchurch Hospital – one by helicopter, one by ambulance.Two men, one with moderate and one with serious injuries, have been taken to Christchurch Hospital – one by helicopter, one by ambulance.

Police at the scene say two men, although one suffering serious injuries, have had a lucky escape.Two men have had a lucky escape after their plane crashed in Glentui on Wednesday morning.

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