‘Star Wars’ actress Carrie Fisher in critical condition after heart attack on plane

•	Caption: Carrie Fisher appears at Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" panel on day 2 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 10, 2015, in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
• Caption: Carrie Fisher appears at Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" panel on day 2 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 10, 2015, in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (WATE) – “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack while on an airplane, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The newspaper reports Fisher had a “cardiac episode” during a flight from London to Los Angeles, according to emergency officials. Paramedics rushed the 60-year-old to the hospital shortly after noon Pacific time when her plane landed at Los Angeles International Airport.

Fisher gained international fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” movie series. She is also the daughter of Hollywood couple Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher.

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