Harrison Ford involved in incident with passenger jet, sources say – ABC News
Harrison Ford was involved in an incident involving a passenger jet, sources told ABC News.
There were no injuries and the FAA is currently investigating the situation.
Ford’s publicist told ABC News he had no official statement about the incident.
The “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” star, 74, has been an avid airman for some time. In 2015, he was injured when the World War II-era plane he was flying crashed on a golf course near Santa Monica, California. Just after takeoff, Ford reported engine trouble, according to National Transportation Safety Board investigator Patrick Jones, and then allegedly came up short of the runway.
“The airplane Harrison was flying was an old model. It was built for slow speed and maneuverability,” ABC News aviation consultant John Nance said at the time. “I think what happened in this instance is the wheels dug into the wet ground and that made the aircraft stop too quickly.”
That October, Ford told Jimmy Kimmel that he remembered the engine stopping and telling the tower that he was going to ignore their suggestion of continuing on the usual landing route. However, he added, that was “the last thing I remember till five days afterwards.”
“I’m told by the doctors that the amount of general anesthetic that I got induced retrograde amnesia,” he said.(WHITNEY LLOYD, ALEX STONE, JULIE SONE and LESLEY MES)
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