AVIATION safety figures report an engine failure caused the forced landing of a light aircraft in Huntly.
The Cessna 172 crashed in a paddock between the Midland Highway and Station Street on Monday morning.
It landed metres short of a Huntly home's backyard.
The pilot was the only person on board, they appear to have avoided serious injuries.
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority reported the aircraft suffered major damage.
ONE person has been taken to Bendigo Hospital in a stable condition after a plane crash in Huntly.
The single-engine plane crashed in a paddock just after 9.15am on Monday.
Paramedics have taken one person to Bendigo Health with what's believed to be minor injuries.
A PILOT has escaped from their plane after it crashed in Huntly on Monday.
No one is trapped after the crash, which took place shortly after 9am. It is not clear how many people the single-engine plane was carrying.
No structures were hit in the crash.
The plane appears to be on its roof, according to those on scene.
Paramedics assessed one person at the scene for what appeared to be minor injuries.
Victoria Police have confirmed they responded to reports of an aircraft on its roof just after 9.15am on Monday.
Police confirmed the pilot was the sole occupant of the aircraft, was able to exit.
EMERGENCY services have been called to an aircraft crash in Huntly.
Firefighters were called out to a reported aircraft crash in a paddock on Monday morning.
A Country Fire Authority spokesperson said people were possibly trapped, but that was not confirmed.
Services were called at 9.17am.
VicEmergency shows an aircraft symbol to the east of the Midland Highway, near Sargeants Road.
Ambulance Victoria has also been called to the scene.
More to come.
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