Harrison Ford Lands in Airplane Incident at LA Airport

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Star Wars star and icon Harrison Ford is in trouble with the Federal Aviation Administration for landing on the wrong runway and making a close miss with a full passenger plane.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the FAA is currently investigating a flight incident with Harrison Ford which took place yesterday at the John Wayne Airport in Orange County. Apparently the actor had landed on the wrong runway and while the FAA doesn't usually identify the people involved in aircraft incidents and accidents, it released a statement to the publication explaining the incident:


"Air traffic controllers cleared the pilot of a single-engine Aviat Husky to land on Runway 20L at John Wayne Airport Monday afternoon. The pilot correctly read back the clearance," the FAA statement read. "The pilot then landed on a taxiway that runs parallel to the runway, overflying a Boeing 737 that was holding short of the runway. The FAA is investigating this incident."

News outlets have identified the pilot of the Husky to be Ford himself. Though the Star Wars and Indiana Jones actor is a veteran pilot who has decades of flight experience under his belt, landing on a taxiway is a violation of the safety rules of the FAA. There's also the matter of endangering the lives of the 110 passengers and six personal of the Boeing 737.

This recent incident could either result in a warning letter or a suspension of Ford's license as a pilot. Neither Ford nor his representatives have made themselves available for comment.

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