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Star Wars' Hamill: May all Ford's flights be green screen

Hamill (left) alongside Carrie Fisher (centre) and Ford (right) in Return of the Jedi. Credit: dpa-Film Fox/DPA

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has tweeted his relief that co-star Harrison Ford is expected to recover fully from a plane crash.

Writing on Twitter, Hamill - who played Luke Skywalker in the film series - said he hoped all Ford's future flights were on "green screen".

Publicist: Harrison Ford 'expected to make full recovery'

Ford was flying this Ryan PT-22 Recruit when he crashed. Credit: Reuters

Harrison Ford's publicist has said the actor is "expected to make a full recovery" after his plane crashed in California.

In a statement via email to NBC News, Slate PR said: "Harrison was flying a WW2 vintage plane today which had engine trouble upon take off. He had no other choice but to make an emergency landing, which he did safely.

"He was banged up and is in the hospital receiving medical care. The injuries sustained are not life threatening, and he is expected to make a full recovery."


Two bailed amid cyclist stabbing investigation

Two people who were arrested on suspicion of the murder of teenager Alan Cartwright have been released on bail.

The pair, both male and aged 17 and 21, were arrested on Wednesday in relation to the death of the teenager, who was stabbed to death while riding a bicycle with friends.

Both have been bailed to return to a London police station in April.

Two other suspects, both aged 18, are still in custody, the Metropolitan Police said.

'Dad is OK': Harrison Ford's son tweets after crash

Harrison Ford's son has tweeted from hospital to say that his father is "battered, but OK" after a plane crash in California.

Chef Ben Ford also thanked people for their support after the Star Wars and Indiana Jones actor was hospitalised.


Ford suffering 'fair to moderate' injury after crash

Helicopter pictures show the plane after impact. Credit: Reuters

Harrison Ford is now being described as suffering "fair to moderate" injury following his plane crash in Los Angeles, the city's fire department says.

Cisse accepts spitting charge after Evans clash

Papiss Cisse has accepted a charge from the Football Association for spitting at Manchester United's Jonny Evans, Newcastle United said.

The 29-year-old Senegalese striker could face a ban of up to seven games after the incident during Wednesday's game against Manchester United.

Defender Evans, also charged by the FA, has yet to respond.

Harrison Ford 'alert and conscious' after crash

The pilot of a plane crash in Los Angeles - believed to be Harrison Ford - was "alert and conscious" and in "moderate condition" when treated by emergency services, the Los Angeles Fire Department has said.

A spokesman for the fire services says the patient was fortunate not to have died or suffered more serious injuries in the crash.

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