LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harrison Ford told an air traffic controller he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft when he mistakenly landed his small plane on a taxiway at a California airport last month.
An audio recording of Ford’s conversation about the Feb. 13 incident was released Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration.READ MORE: Air Travel Rebounds As More People Get Vaccinated, Restrictions Loosen
The 74-year-old actor was supposed to land on a runway at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, but he mistakenly landed on a taxiway.
As he descended, Ford’s single-engine plane flew low over an airline with 116 people aboard that was taking off.READ MORE: 1st African American Male Selected As Valedictorian At Oakland Technical High School
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident.
Ford’s publicist didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment Friday.MORE NEWS: CSU, UC To Require Students, Staff To Be Vaccinated Against COVID Pending Full Approval Of Vaccine
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