Carrie Fisher Suffered a Heart Attack on a Plane (UPDATED)


screen-shot-2016-12-23-at-4-41-22-pmCarrie Fisher suffered a massive heart attack while on a plane Friday, according to a report from TMZ. She was on a plane from London to LAX when it happened, and people on board administered CPR.

The heart attack occurred about fifteen minutes before the plane landed. According to the report, there was an EMT on the plane who came up to first class where she was sitting and began to administer CPR. The plane landed at around noon, and she was rushed to the hospital. According to the LA Timesshe is currently in critical condition.

According to The Mirror, actress Anna Akana was also on the flight, and Tweeted about the scary incident, saying that both a doctor and a nurse were on the flight and helped out:

Comedian Brad Gage was also there, and he also Tweeted about it and said he “[hopes] she is ok.” Akana responded to one of his Tweets saying she “wasn’t breathing for 10 minutes or so.”

Fisher, now 60, is best known as Princess Leia from Star Wars.

This is a breaking story and we will continue to update our post accordingly.

UPDATE –– 5:56 PM EST: According to TMZ, paramedics did CPR for 15 minutes before they were able to get a pulse. She is now on a ventilator at UCLA medical center.

UPDATE –– 8:31 PM EST: Fisher is now in stable condition.

UPDATE –– 12/25, 3:45 PM EST: Fisher’s mother Debbie Reynolds tweeted this out today:

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