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Pilot forced to land in paddock

Pilot forced to land in paddock

The pilot of a small plane safely landed in a paddock near Motueka this morning after his engine failed on approach to Motueka airfield.

The plane nosedived slightly on landing, but has remained upright.

The single occupant of the privately-owned aircraft was unharmed.

The incident happened about 10.30am.

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