Harrison Ford Small Plane Crash VIDEO – US actor was hospitalized Thursday after his two-seater monoplane crashed on a golf course. The interpreter of Han Solo in Star Wars is not seriously affected and is expected to fully recover…
Harrison Ford Hurt In The Crash Of a Small Plane Near Los Angeles
Harrison Ford was injured Thursday near Los Angeles in the crash of a small plane he was piloting. The actor was not seriously wounded and is expected to fully recover, according to his son and his press secretary.
The actor, 72 years old, had to land his plane disaster on a golf course because of an engine failure shortly after taking off from nearby Santa Monica Airport. TMZ website reported that the interpreter of Han Solo in Star Wars had received several head injuries. He was hospitalized in an establishment of Venice, West Los Angeles.
“At the hospital. Papa is well. It’s messed up, but it will! It is exactly the man we imagine. He is incredibly strong, “wrote his son Ben on Twitter .
Ina Treciokas, attached press the star of Indiana Jones , was also reassuring. “He was very messed up and is currently in hospital to receive care. The injuries he suffered not put his life in danger and should fully recover, “she said.
A spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department, Patrick Butler, said one person was on board the plane, but he refused to confirm that it was Harrison Ford, is statutorily required to do not disclose the names of patients. Mr. Butler said the victim was “conscious” and was breathing when rescuers took her to the hospital.
“When we arrived, we found a small plane that crashed on the golf course Penmar near Santa Monica Airport,” said Erik Scott, a spokesman for the firefighters. Witnesses quoted by local TV station KTLA told that Harrison Ford had to be extracted from the airplane but managed to walk alone.
The aircraft struck trees near several houses and a few hundred meters from the runway of the airport where the actor wanted was going to land, and then crashed on the golf course. “I am sure that the pilot was happy that there is a golf course at this point,” said Patrick Jones, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the US-based aviation safety.
An aircraft of the Second World War
The plane was flying that Harrison Ford is a Ryan PT-22, a two-seat single-engine monoplane used to train American pilots during World War II.
The actor, who will be on show at the seventh installment of the saga Star Wars, had a broken leg last year during filming near London, at the fall of a door. The film is due out December 18, 2015.
Out of movie studios, Harrison Ford is a great aviation enthusiast and love driving. He took his first lessons as a student but had to give it up for lack of money to finance his passion. He had taken the handle once launched his career in Hollywood.