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Spitfire plane makes emergency landing

Published: 6:28PM Saturday September 29, 2012 Source: ONE News

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A replica WW2-era Spitfire plane has made an emergency landing at Wanganui airport this evening.

The pilot was forced to make a belly landing on grass, after landing gear malfunctioned.

A Wanganui Airport spokesperson said the pilot, who is a local flyer, is uninjured.