Police respond to light plane incident – update 1

Friday, 20 January 2017 - 1:52pm
Tasman
Police and emergency services have reached the plane which crashed off the runway upon landing.

There were four people on board and one needed to be extracted from the plane by the Fire Service.

Three people have serious injuries and one has moderate.

Helicopters have been deployed to transport the patients to hospital.

The airstrip is remote and emergency services gained access by quadbikes.

More information will be released when available.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre

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