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Reports: Harrison Ford hospitalized after plane crashes onto golf course

Actor Harrison Ford, best known for his roles in the Star Wars and Indiana Jones movie series, was hospitalized Thursday night after the plane that he was piloting crashed onto Penmar Golf Club in Mar Vista, Calif.

According to NBC Los Angeles, Ford, 72, was flying his vintage World War II single-engine training plane when it plummeted to the ground shortly after takeoff from the Santa Monica Airport.

“There was blood all over his face. … Two very fine doctors were treating him, taking good care of him. I helped put a blanket under his hip,” Penmar employee Howard Tabe told nbcnews.com.

Ford’s son, Ben, took to Twitter to give fans and media an update late Thursday.

His publicist also issued a statement, calling the injuries “not life-threatening, and he is expected to make a full recovery.”

This is Ford’s second plane mishap. He also was involved in a 1999 Bell helicopter crash in Santa Clara, Calif. Neither Ford nor the pilot at that time was injured.

Penmar Golf Club is a nine-hole, par-33 executive track of 2,496 yards.

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