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Harrison Ford encounters plane trouble in California

Actor and aviator Harrison Ford had to abort a planned take-off from a California airport on Friday (26May17) after one of the engines on his private plane malfunctioned.
The Star Wars veteran was piloting his twin engine private jet down the runway at Santa Monica Airport, ready to take to the skies, when he noticed an issue and abandoned take-off.
According to TMZ.com, he circled the plane back for a second attempt, before aborting the journey altogether.
Ford has since parked his plane back in his hangar for inspection.
The 74-year-old star has yet to comment on the incident, which took place three months after he accidentally landed his single-engine Husky on a taxiway instead of a runway at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, after departing from Santa Monica Airport in February (17).
Officials at the Federal Aviation Administration decided against punishing Ford for the mistake, despite flying in just above an American Airlines plane, which was set for take-off with 110 passengers and six crew members on board. The commercial aircraft was able to depart safely moments later.
Ford also previously had to make an emergency landing on a golf course in Santa Monica, California in March, 2015 after the engine of his single-engine vintage plane died shortly after take-off from the city airport.
The actor suffered a broken pelvis and ankle in the crash-landing.
Experts heaped praise on Ford, insisting his skills as a pilot helped him land the plane without threatening any lives.

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