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.
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.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident.
Ford’s publicist didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment Friday.
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