Carrie Fisher's out of emergency room, says brother

Updated: Dec 25, 2016, 19:55 IST | Agencies |

Actress Carrie Fisher, who is known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, suffered a heart attack on a London to Los Angeles bound flight

Actress Carrie Fisher, who is known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, suffered a heart attack on a London to Los Angeles bound flight on Friday (December 23). The 60-year-old was rushed to UCLA Medical Center by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics after the 11-hour flight touched down at LA shortly after noon.

Her brother, Todd Fisher, said that she was “out of the emergency room” at around 4 pm on Friday afternoon. He did not discuss any other details about what happened. Fisher, who was returning from a book tour in the UK, suffered the heart attack as the United Airlines flight was making an approach to Los Angeles.

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