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Emergency services were at the scene of a light aircraft crash on rural land between Twizel and Tekapo.
Police were alerted to an aircraft that was overdue at around 4:23 pm.
“Shortly after 5 pm, the plane was reported crashed near the southeast end of the Pukaki spillway, east of Twizel,” said police.
A press release was sent to media at 8:15 pm on Saturday evening notifying that one person has died following the plane crash in rural Canterbury.
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They were the aircraft’s sole occupant.
“Enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are ongoing,” police said.