Carrie Fisher in critical condition after suffering a “cardiac episode”


Actress Carrie Fisher is in critical condition after suffering a “cardiac episode,” The Los Angeles Times reports.

According to officials, the 60-year-old actress was on a flight from London to Los Angeles when the incident took place. She was quickly rushed to a hospital just after noon, once the 11-flight landed at LAX.

The actress was “in a lot of distress on the flight,” said a source close to the situation.

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United Airlines has released a statement revealing that medical examiners met Flight 935 upon arrival, after the crew reported that a passenger was unresponsive.

“Our thoughts are with our customers at this time,” reads the statement.

We’ll update the story as more information becomes available.