Harrison Ford suffered head wound the 'size of a pancake' in plane crash

Sinead Moore
Harrison Ford suffered head wound the 'size of a pancake' in plane crash
Harrison Ford suffered head wound the 'size of a pancake' in plane crash



Harrison Ford suffered a wound on his head "the size of a pancake" following his terrifying plane crash on March 5.

Ford crash-landed at a Los Angeles golf course after his vintage airplane lost engine power.

According to the Mirror, an eyewitness said the star suffered a five or six-inch gash about "the size of a pancake", but a surgeon said the injuries would "heal very well and face with time".

The report, from the American National Transportation Safety Board, stated: "The pilot initiated a left turn back towards the airport.

"The airplane subsequently struck the top of a tall tree prior to impacting the ground in an open area of a golf course, about 800 feet southwest of the approach end of runway 3.

"The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings and the fuselage."

The actor managed to avoid homes and a school before landing in the golf-course.

The 72-year-old's wife, actress Calista Flockhart, is spending hours by his side at a hospital in Los Angeles, reports the Express.

It was the father-of-five's third emergency landing in 16 years.


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