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Carrie Fisher suffers heart attack

The Star Wars actress suffered a ‘massive heart attack’ during a flight on Friday night and according to reports is ‘not in a good way’.

The 60-year-old actress was on a flight from London to LAX when she stopped breathing and suffered a cardiac arrest.

Carrie “stopped breathing for ten minutes” and is now reported to be on a ventilator at the UCLA Medical Center.

The United Airlines flight touched down at noon and paramedics rushed on board.

A spokesperson for the airline 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.”

Shortly after the news broke a police spokesperson is claimed to have told NBC that Carrie is “not in a good way.”

Actress Anna Akana was on the same flight and has describing the traumatic scenes on Twitter.

She wrote: “Don’t know how else to process this but Carrie Fisher stopped breathing on the flight home.

“Hope she’s gonna be OK.

“So many thanks to the United flight crew who jumped into action, and the awesome doctor and nurse passengers who helped.”

Once she was taken from the plane the Star Wars actress, who found fame as Princess Leia, was rushed to a nearby hospital.

According to reports in the US, Carrie fell ill 15 minutes before the plane was due to land.

Luckily a member of the emergency services was on board and administered CPR.

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