Light aircraft crashes near Glentui, northwest of Christchurch

A light aircraft has crashed just before noon near Glentui in the Waimakariri District, northwest of Christchurch.

Rakahuri Road in Glentui, Waimakariri. Source: Google Maps

Police said emergency services received a report of the crash near Rakahuri Road just after 11.30am.

Police said initial indications suggest everyone in the plane had gotten themselves out of it.