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Pilot injured after Canterbury microlight plane crash, emergency services rush to scene

Author
Sam Sherwood,
Publish Date
Sun, 7 Apr 2024, 4:16pm
One person suffered moderate injuries after a microlight crash-landing near Peel Forest. Photo / George Heard.
One person suffered moderate injuries after a microlight crash-landing near Peel Forest. Photo / George Heard.

Pilot injured after Canterbury microlight plane crash, emergency services rush to scene

Author
Sam Sherwood,
Publish Date
Sun, 7 Apr 2024, 4:16pm

One person has suffered moderate injuries after crash-landing a microlight aircraft near Peel Forest, Canterbury.

Emergency services were called to a report of a microlight aircraft crash-landing in the Peel Forest area about 2.30pm, a police spokeswoman said.

“The sole occupant removed themselves from the aircraft and is being assessed.”

Emergency services were called to Peel Forest about 2:30pm on Sunday. Photo / George Heard.
Emergency services were called to Peel Forest about 2:30pm on Sunday. Photo / George Heard.

A Hato Hone St John spokeswoman said one ambulance, a first response unit, a rapid response unit, and a helicopter were sent to the scene.

“Our crews assessed and treated one patient in a moderate condition . They have not yet been transported."

One person suffered moderate injuries after a microlight crash-landing near Peel Forest. Photo / George Heard.
One person suffered moderate injuries after a microlight crash-landing near Peel Forest. Photo / George Heard.

One person suffered moderate injuries after a microlight crash-landing near Peel Forest. Photo / George Heard.
One person suffered moderate injuries after a microlight crash-landing near Peel Forest. Photo / George Heard.

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