VENICE (CBSLA.com) —Actor Harrison Ford crashed a small, two-seater airplane on a Venice golf course just west of Santa Monica Airport.

The small, yellow plane crashed about 2:24 p.m. at Penmar Golf Course, 1233 Rose Ave., not far from the Santa Monica airport, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott.

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The pilot was only one person on the plane, and he was taken to a hospital and is expected to fully recover.

No one was injured on the ground.

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The pilot was Ford, 72-year-old actor best known for his roles in “Star Wars” and as Indiana Jones, according to celebrity website TMZ.com. Ford is a longtime aviation enthusiast.

NTSB officials are investigating.

 

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