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Ford 'battered' but doing fine

The doctor who came to Harrison Ford's aid immediately after seeing his plane crash-land on a Los Angeles golf course says he was stunned to find the actor at the controls.

Dr Sanjay Kahurana was golfing when he saw the plane "drop like a rock" about 45 metres in front of him. He found the pilot stunned and complaining of pain below his waist and with a deep gash in his scalp.

The surgeon said Ford was slumped over and strapped in the back of the two-seater plane after slamming into the control stick and console.

He suffered injuries including a broken arm and gash to his head. His family said he was "battered" but expected to make a full recovery in hospital.

Irish Independent