Pilot blacks out on approach to Forbes, New South Wales airport in Australia

Police and paramedics were called to the Forbes Airport this afternoon after the plane's passenger radioed for help when the pilot became ill.

Pilot blacks out on approach to Forbes, New South Wales airport in Australia

Police and paramedics were called to the Forbes Airport this afternoon after the plane’s passenger radioed for help when the pilot became ill.

The aircraft was forced to circle the airport for several minutes while the pilot regained consciousness.

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Another aircraft was sent up to help guide the plane into land.

Detective Sergeant Steve Howard says the passenger had little flying experience.

“They were given some guidance as to how to bring the plane back in towards the airport,” he said.

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