Harrison Ford Is Flying Another Plane After Close Call

This is a photo of Harrison Ford landing on the taxiway Monday at John Wayne Airport. and the person who took the pic says the actor was totally out of position seconds before he touched down.

Harrison Ford narrowly avoided a serious collision as he was landing his private aircraft in California this week, after mistakenly dropping down on a taxiway, nearly on top of an airliner carrying around 100 passengers. "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" The 74-year-old also crash-landed a helicopter in 1999 and was forced to perform an emergency landing the following year in a Beechcraft Bonanza at Nebraska's Lincoln Municipal Airport, too.

Reports indicate that the pilot, unknown at the time to be Ford, read back the correct landing instructions, so it is unclear where he went wrong.

According to the man, Ford's plane was "very close to the ground" before he positioned it to land successfully, and it "hit hard" on the taxiway.

There were no injuries and the jet, carrying 110 passengers and six crewmembers, took off shortly after without incident. Ford can be heard asking air traffic control in a recording.

The Federal Aviation Administration is now investigating the occurrence, which "could result in a simple warning letter to a suspension of Ford's pilot's license".

The NTSB did not specify that Ford was the pilot.

Whether Ford's fault or not, it's clear that Harrison Ford and planes are not a match made in heaven. The actor has been flying for decades and collects vintage planes.

Fortunately, at least for the cast and crew of Star Wars, Ford's character Han Solo died in the last film, Episode VII, so he can't delay production with this latest incident.

In March of 2015, Ford sustained serious injuries after he crashed his World War II Ryan ST3KR Recruit training plane on a golf course.

LOS ANGELES-Hollywood star Harrison Ford was involved in a near-miss at a California airport as he was piloting his private plane, officials and United States media said on Tuesday.



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