UPDATE @ 1.30pm: Two people have been seriously injured in a light plane crash south of Sydney.
The four-seater aircraft crash landed in a paddock just off Macquarie Grove Road, near Kirkham around 11.20am.
Luckily, a police helicopter on a training exercise was nearby and landed soon after the plane crash.
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The crew of the police helicopter were able to rescue the 24-year-old male pilot and his 23-year-old female passenger.
The pair were taken to Liverpool Hospital where they are understood to be in a serious but stable condition.
Police said initial inquiries show the plane had only just taken off from Camden Airport when it developed engine trouble.
Investigations are ongoing.
EARLIER @ 11.40am: A light plane has crashed near an airport in NSW.
Fire & Rescue NSW says the plane came down in a paddock near Camden Airport around 11.30am.
Emergency crews are currently at the scene treating two passengers. Their injuries are unknown.
More to come.
COBBITTY | #FRNSW on scene. Light plane down in paddock near Camden Airport. Ops continuing
— Fire & Rescue NSW (@FRNSW) April 20, 2017