Emergency services are responding to calls of a plane entangled in a fence at the end of a runway at Matamata Airfield.
Matamata firefighters and police were called to the southern end of the Matamata Aerodrome runway around 1.30pm after the plane failed to take off.
A plane has hit a fence after a bird strike at Matamata airfield. Photo: Google Earth
A Northern Fire Communications spokesperson says the sole pilot of the plane is believed to be uninjured.
“The plane ran off the end of the runway after a bird strike. It just crashed and is just a little bit tangled in the fence.”
It is unknown what kind of plane it is at this stage.
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