Thursday, 24 October 2013 - 9:48am |

Pilot escapes injury in Hamilton taxiing collision

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A pilot of a light plane escaped significant injury today when his plane collided with another at Hamilton's airport this morning.

Shift Manager, Senior Sergeant Steve Ambler, said emergency services were called to the airport shortly before 9am.

"It appears a single engined twin-seater light aircraft has collided with a parked Cessna 172 aircraft as it was taxiing for take off.

"The pilot walked away from the crash and was treated for minor scrapes by attending St Johns Ambulance staff. There was no-one in the parked aircraft at the time of the collision and the Transport Accident Investigation Commission is being advised of the incident."