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.

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.

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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