By Grace Walton

A PILOT had a lucky escape after crash-landing in a field.

Firefighters from Droitwich and Malvern were among those who raced to help the pilot after the emergency crash-landing in a field in at Shirlheath, near Kingsland, in Herefordshire.

Crews from Ledbury, Leominster and Kingsland also went to the scene after a report of a light aircraft coming down in a field after engine failure.

The pilot executed a ‘bumpy landing’ on Thursday, May 21.

When firefighters arrived, the pilot had already left the plane and had no injuries.