Report: Carrie Fisher Suffers Cardiac Arrest On Flight


Carrie Fisher, best known as Princess Leia in Star Wars suffered a “cardiac episode” today near the end of a flight from London to Los Angeles. The actress was assisted when fellow passengers who are in medical field came to her aid and then she was treated quickly by paramedics when the flight landed.

UPDATE 6:30 PM CST: Fisher’s brother updated his sister’s condition to sources with the Chicago Tribune, upgrading her condition to stable. clarifying that she was “out of emergency”. Here is that story.  Earlier today  it was reported to be in critical condition after suffering cardiac arrest on a flight.  Here is a report from the Los Angeles Times.

Comedian Brad Gage and Youtube personality Anna Akana  who were also on the same flight as Fisher, tweeted about the situation as it played out.