Harrison Ford in hot water after yet another aircraft incident

2020-04-30 10:11
Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford's love for aviation may have just gotten him into big trouble yet again.

According to Sky News, the actor was at the controls when his plane wrongly crossed a runway in Los Angeles on Friday while another aircraft was taking off. The incident resulted in an investigation, which isn't the actor's first.

He's been involved in several aviation-related incidents, some resulting in crashes. Three years ago before landing his aircraft on a taxiway in California, he passed over another with 116 passengers on board. After an FAA investigation, the Blade Runner star managed to keep his piloting license.

He was also involved in two crashes over the years – one in 1999 and another in 2015. The latter was an emergency landing on a golf course after he reported engine failure. The crash resulted in a broken pelvis and ankle for the Indiana Jones star.

According to CNN, a spokesperson for the 77-year-old released a statement saying on Friday the actor "misheard a radio instruction from ATC" that resulted in the incident.

"He immediately acknowledged the mistake and apologised to ATC for the error," they said.

"The purpose of the flight was to maintain currency and proficiency in the aircraft. No one was injured and there was never any danger of a collision," they added. 

This article was updated for clarity. 

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