LOS ANGELES (AP)—Harrison Ford’s representative says the Chicago-born actor is “banged up” but expected to make a full recovery after crash-landing a vintage plane on a Los Angeles golf course.
Ford’s publicist Ina Treciokas released a statement Thursday night saying the actor was flying a World War II vintage plane that had engine trouble on takeoff.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Wind Chill Advisory In Effect Wednesday Morning
She says Ford had no choice but to make an emergency landing, which he did safely.READ MORE: Man Shot And Killed Inside Brighton Park Home
The statement says Ford is in the hospital receiving care, and his injuries are not life-threatening.
The 72-year-old “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” actor had just taken off from Santa Monica Municipal Airport when he reported the engine trouble and then crash-landed just short of the runway on the golf course.MORE NEWS: Univar Solutions Bringing New Food Laboratory To The Hatchery's West Side Business Incubator
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