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Star Wars Carrie Fisher dies

It comes after the Star Wars actress suffered a heart attack on a flight from London to LAX on Friday.

Once she was taken from the plane the Star Wars actress, who found fame as Princess Leia, was rushed to the UCLA Medical Center.

Dramatic audio from United Airlines was released shortly afterwards – with the pilot telling air traffic control passengers were “assisting” Carrie.

He said: “They are working on her right now and we are going to have her seated in about two minutes.”

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.”

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.”

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