Carrie Fisher Reportedly Suffers Heart Attack on Plane
UPDATE: Carrie Fisher is in stable condition after suffering a medical emergency aboard a flight Friday. Her brother, Todd Fisher, told The Associated Press that she was "out of emergency" and stabilized at a Los Angeles hospital.
Carrie Fisher reportedly suffered a heart attack on a plane Friday, according to TMZ.
Airport police confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter units were responding to someone with a medical emergency on a plane, but they could not identify the victim, officer Alicia Hernandez said.
Police were radioed for help around 1 p.m. she said.
Several passengers who were on the United plane traveling from London to LAX took to Twitter to say the 60-year-old Star Wars star was taken off the plane by EMTs after staff and passengers attempted to revive her while the aircraft landed.
A rep did not immediately respond to THR's request for comment.
Don't know how else to process this but Carrie Fisher stopped breathing on the flight home. Hope she's gonna be OK— Anna Akana (@AnnaAkana) December 23, 2016
So many thanks to the United flight crew who jumped into action, and the awesome doctor and nurse passengers who helped— Anna Akana (@AnnaAkana) December 23, 2016
I'm in complete shock. @AnnaAkana and I sat in front of Carrie Fisher on our flight from London and she was just taken off the plane by EMTs— Brad Gage (@bradgage) December 23, 2016
William Shatner asked his followers to "send special thoughts" to Fisher and Rogue One: A Stars Wars story writer Gary Whitta tweeted, "Thoughts, hopes, and the Force are with you."
I ask everyone to stop for a moment and send special thoughts to @carrieffisher.— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) December 23, 2016
Be well @carrieffisher. Thoughts, hopes, and the Force are with you.— Merry Whitta (@garywhitta) December 23, 2016
So much love being sent to you @carrieffisher— christina applegate (@1capplegate) December 23, 2016
My thoughts and prayers R with @carrieffisher RIGHT NOW! I pray God brings her back safely! She's a sweet woman, back doin what she loves!— Corey Feldman (@Corey_Feldman) December 23, 2016
2016, back away from @carrieffisher— E L James (@E_L_James) December 23, 2016
The world waits. Sending love and light to @carrieffisher and her family.— E L James (@E_L_James) December 23, 2016
Thoughts and prayers for our friend and everyone's favorite princess right now.. @carrieffisher— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) December 23, 2016
Positive thoughts for @carrieffisher— Coach (@CMPunk) December 23, 2016
Praying for @carrieffisher— TY SIMPKINS (@TYSIMPKINSactor) December 23, 2016
Hoping for the best for Carrie Fisher. She is an extraordinary person. Sending love https://t.co/A8EhLFeJf0— jim jefferies (@jimjefferies) December 23, 2016
You get the fuck away from Carrie Fisher, 2016.— MeggNog Turney (@megturney) December 23, 2016
Sending digital love and positive vibes for Carrie Fisher and her family. She's a fighter on and off screen. Staying positive.— Steve Zaragoza (@stevezaragoza) December 23, 2016
If anyone can say 'Fuck off' to 2016, it's Carrie Fisher. The force is with you, ya badass princess. Stay strong. @carrieffisher— alisonhaislip (@alisonhaislip) December 23, 2016
We love you Carrie Fisher!— Nick Mundy (@dickfundy) December 23, 2016
@Diane_Warren Yes, please...— Donna J. Weiss (@donnajweiss) December 23, 2016
The news was first reported by TMZ.
This article originally appeared in THR.com.