The veteran US actor who was flying a WW2 vintage plane, crashed on a Los Angeles area golf course. It is said that the plane engine had ‘trouble upon take off’.
Harrison Ford has been involved in a plane crash while piloting a plane on Thursday, March 5, 2015, leaving him injured, reports say.
TMZ reports that the veteran US actor who was flying a WW2 vintage plane, crashed on a Los Angeles area golf course. It is said that the plane engine had ‘trouble upon take off’.
A statement obtained by KABC says his injuries are not ‘life threatening’. “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”, the 72-year-old actor’s publicist told KABC.
Ford is said to have sustained injuries but according to his son, he is ‘ok’. No other persons were injured as result of the crash.
“There was blood all over his face," a Penmar Golf Course employee told NBC News. A rep for the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) disclosed that Ford was found in ‘moderate condition’, ‘conscious’, ‘breathing’ and ‘outside the plane when the paramedics arrived on the scene’.
Ford’s son, Ben Ford tweeted an update from Santa Monica hospital where his father was admitted;
This isn’t Ford’s first or second airplane mishap. Over the years, the actor has been involved in quite a number including the time in 2000 when he crash landed in his six-passenger plane in Nebraska.