Veteran pilot Harrison Ford appears to have had another close call in the skies over Southern California. Less than two years after his small plane crash-landed on a Los Angeles golf course, NBC News reports that he was involved with a near-miss at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport on Monday.
NBC said the actor was piloting a single-engine Husky when he was instructed to land on a particular runway. Ford mistakenly headed for a taxiway instead, and his plane passed above a commercial 737 loaded with 110 passengers and a six-person crew. No one was hurt, and American Airlines Flight 1546 was able to leave for Dallas minutes later.
NBC News says Ford was heard on an air-traffic control recording asking, “Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?”
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SOURCE: Deadline, Erik Pedersen