Harrison Ford piloting plane that wrongly crosses runway

Latest of several flying incidents involving actor
Posted at 10:48 AM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 10:48:43-04

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — Officials are investigating after Harrison Ford piloted a small plane that wrongly crossed a runway where another plane was landing.

A representative for Ford said in a statement Wednesday that Ford misheard air traffic controllers at Hawthorne Airport near Los Angeles on Friday before making the error.

The statement says the 77-year-old actor immediately acknowledged the mistake and apologized. It says no one was injured and there was never any danger of a collision.

The Federal Aviation Administration says it is investigating the incident. It's the latest of several similar incidents for Ford, who frequently flies planes and helicopters.