Actor Harrison Ford mistakenly landed in the wrong section of John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California last week, nearly making contact with a taxiing American Airlines 737. New video has emerged showing what could have been a deadly accident.
According to NBC News, the actor had been instructed to land on runway 20-L when he aimed for a taxiway instead and passed over the American Airlines 737 full with 110 passengers and six crew members.
Ford allegedly said on an air traffic control recording, “Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?” — to which controllers informed Ford that he had landed on a taxiway rather than the runway. Landing on a taxiway is a violation of Federal Aviation Administration safety rules, reports NBC.
This isn’t the first time the actor has been involved in an air-related incident. In 2015, he crashed his plane at the Penmar Gold Course in Venice, California. A spokesperson for Ford had told TheWrap that he “had no other choice but to make an emergency landing, which he did safely.” Ford had just taken off from nearby Santa Monica Airport and requested a return before the aircraft crashed. The spokesperson said his injuries were not life-threatening.
In 2000, he crashed a six-passenger plane in Lincoln, Nebraska — the previous year, he crashed a helicopter 60 miles outside of Los Angeles.
Check out the video above.