Report: Carrie Fisher Suffers Heart Attack on a Flight

By Epoch Newsroom
Epoch Newsroom
Epoch Newsroom
December 23, 2016 Updated: December 23, 2016

Actress Carrie Fisher has reportedly suffered a massive heart attack while on a plane.

The Chicago Tribune and TMZ reported that the “Star Wars” star was flying from London to the Los Angeles International Airport when she went into cardiac arrest on the airplane.

A source who said they were not authorized to discuss the incident told the Tribune that fisher was “in a lot of distress on the flight.”

People on the plane are “administering CPR” to the 60-year-old actress, the TMZ report added.

The emergency took place about 15 minutes before the plane landed at LAX.

The plane landed at around 12 p.m. in Los Angeles. Paramedics on the scene rushed Fisher, who is famous for playing Princess Leia, to a hospital.

Fisher was on a book tour.

She also appeared in films “Shampoo” (1975), “The Blues Brothers” (1980), “Hannah and Her Sisters” (1986), “The ‘Burbs” (1989), and “When Harry Met Sally.”

Fisher is the daughter of famed actress Debbie Reynolds and actor Eddie Fisher.

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