9 Dead In Plane Crash In New Zealand

Nine people have died after a light aircraft belonging to a skydiving company burst into flames and crashed in New Zealand.

It happened near the popular tourist spot of Fox Glacier on the country's South Island.

Foreign tourists from England, Ireland, Australia and Germany as well as New Zealanders are among the dead.

Their families are being informed.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Toby Anstis

10am - 1pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Toby Anstis

On TV: 22 Sleeps Til Santa!

11am - 12pm

Watch heart TV

More On Heart