Pilot Survives Plane Crash Near Maitland

He's lucky to be alive..

Pilot Survives Plane Crash Near Maitland Andrew Frith (NSW Incidents Facebook)

A vintage plane has crash landed at Luskintyre Airfield near Maitland this evening.

The accident happened just after 7pm.

The pilot, who was the only person onboard, managed to get out of the plane himself.

He was taken to hospital suffering minor injuries.

The crash caused a large oil spill.

An investigation is underway into what caused the heavy landing.

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