Harrison Ford clipped a tree after his engine failed, report says

March 10, 2015 6:49 PM

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LOS ANGELES — Harrison Ford's engine cut out cold, and without sufficient momentum to make it back to the airport where he'd just taken off, he was forced to put his vintage WWII plane down, clipping a tall tree as he plunged into the golf course below, federal investigators have confirmed.

On March 5, 2015, about 1422 Pacific standard time, a Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR, N53178, sustained substantial damage following a loss of engine power and subsequent forced landing after takeoff from the Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO), Santa Monica, California. The airplane was registered to MG ...

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