Famous actor Harrison Ford is in stable condition after his plane crashed. The Hollywood star suffered severe injuries after the plane he was flying got crash-landed at Penmar Golf Course, near Santa Monica airport. The famous actor was the only person on board.
“Harrison was flying a WW2 vintage plane today which had engine trouble upon take off,” a rep for the star revealed. “He had no other choice but to make an emergency landing, which he did safely. He was banged up and is in the hospital receiving medical care. The injuries sustained are not life threatening, and he is expected to make a full recovery,” it added.
Apparently, the plane that Harrison Ford crashed was a relic of the first period of World War II. It has been revealed that the plane was built in 1942. So, it is really a miracle that the famous actor was able to escape this near-death experience with no life-threatening injuries. It seems that his flight experience and training helped the actor do what is required in such situations, to avoid tragedies.
The actor was able to keep up his speed, turn back and head over Penmar. Flight instructors claimed that the actor did an amazing job, controlling the plane despite the technical problems. The actor also reported that the engine had failed to air traffic controllers, who cleared him to return to the Santa Monica Airport. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to make it to the destination.
Harrison’s son took to social media to ensure fans that the famous actor was fine. Ben claimed on Twitter that he was with his dad at the hospital, adding that Ford is an incredibly strong man and he will be fine. Ben also thanked everyone for their supportive messages and good thoughts.
This was not the first time when the actor had been in a plane crash. In fact, the star has crash-landed a helicopter in October 1999. He was then practicing emergency landing with a flight instructor. The new injuries come after the actor suffered some injuries also on the set of Star Wars. However, despite these accidents, it has been claimed that the actor will be able to return to work quite fast. He will be back in shape to promote his next Star Wars movie and his Blade Runner upcoming sequel.