Carrie Fisher suffers massive heart attack on flight from London to Los Angeles


Carrie Fisher suffered a massive heart attack on Friday during a flight from London to Los Angeles, TMZ reports. Her brother told the Associated Press she is now "out of emergency" and has been stabilized.

The 60-year-old actress reportedly went into cardiac arrest 15 minutes before the flight arrived in Los Angeles and a passenger on the plane, who was an EMT, administered CPR until the flight landed and medical personnel rushed her from the hospital to a nearby hospital.

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The plane landed just after noon in Los Angeles. The "Star Wars" actress has been traveling for the past couple months to promote her autobiography titled the "Princess Diarist," her eighth book.

Passengers on the plane tweeted about the medical emergency and revealed that Fisher stopped breathing for nearly 10 minutes as nurses and first responders on the plane gave her CPR.

Fisher is considered Hollywood royalty and rose to fame after playing Princess Leia in "Star Wars." She is the daughter of legendary actors Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher and is the mother to actress, Billie Lourd.

Details remain short on the incident and Fisher's current condition. Story developing.

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