Pilot's emergency landing in a field at Haywards Bay

Generic photo of the Illawarra Regional Airport at Albion Park Rail
Generic photo of the Illawarra Regional Airport at Albion Park Rail

A pilot has been forced to make an emergency landing near the Illawarra Regional airport.

A mayday call was issued, before the plane landed safely in a field at Haywards Bay on Tuesday morning.

Fire and Rescue NSW crews were called to the scene on the corner of Osprey Place and Shearwater Boulevard.

All people inside of the plane and in the surrounding area were safe.