Actor Harrison Ford was injured when a plane he was piloting crashed into a golf course near Los Angeles on Thursday. “The actor, who was conscious and breathing when rescue crews reached him, was stabilized and taken to a hospital, where he was in fair to moderate condition,” authorities told NBC News.
Ford was reportedly flying solo in a vintage World War II training plane when it crashed shortly after taking off from the Santa Monica Airport.
Harrison Ford left the crash scene "conscious & breathing." We'll have the latest tonight: 7 & 11 PM. pic.twitter.com/U4CvwFXwDt— E! News (@ENews) March 6, 2015
The story was first reported by TMZ.
Ford's son, Ben, Tweeted that his Dad is doing fine:
At the hospital. Dad is ok. Battered, but ok! He is every bit the man you would think he is. He is an incredibly strong man.— Chef Ben Ford (@ChefBenFord) March 6, 2015
*This post has been updated.