Body of Man located following Light Aircraft crash search and rescue, Central Otago

Body of Man located following Light Aircraft crash search and rescue, Central Otago

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A man’s body was located from a light aircraft crash overnight following a search and rescue in Central Otago.

The RCCNZ was notified that an emergency beacon alert was conducted from a private light aircraft at about 5.30 pm yesterday.

Search and rescue volunteers located the aircraft at around 4am this morning on Old Man Range near Alexandra.

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The man was located deceased at the scene, and work was underway to recover the body.

The Civil Aviation Authority was advised.

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