Carrie Fisher, the iconic “Star Wars” actress who suffered a heart attack on a transatlantic flight Friday, is “out of emergency” and in stable condition at the UCLA Medical Center, her brother Todd Fisher told the Associated Press.
Todd Fisher could not share any additional details at the time.
Fisher was seated in first class aboard United Airlines Flight 935 from London to Los Angeles when she went into cardiac arrest about 15 minutes before landing, according to TMZ.
She was removed from the flight and taken to UCLA Medical Center, where she was placed on a ventilator.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott told TheWrap that “at 12:11 p.m., the LAFD responded to LAX International Airport gate 74 for a patient on an inbound flight on cardiac arrest. Paramedics were standing by for the plane’s arrival and provided advanced life support and aggressively treated and transported patient to a nearby hospital.”
In a statement to TheWrap, United Airlines said, “Medical personnel met United flight 935 from London to Los Angeles upon arrival today after the crew reported that a passenger was unresponsive. Our thoughts are with our customer at this time and any requests for additional information should be directed to local authorities.”
Representatives for Fisher have not yet responded to TheWrap’s request for comment.