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Harrison Ford airlifted after filming injury

Hollywood actor Harrison Ford has been airlifted to hospital after being injured on the set of the latest Star Wars film.

The 71-year-old actor was reported to have suffered an ankle injury at Pinewood Studios, in Buckinghamshire, where the latest instalment of the famous franchise - Star Wars: Episode VII - is being filmed.

A spokesman for franchise owner Disney, said: "Harrison Ford sustained an ankle injury during filming today on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care.

"Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates."

Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

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