LOS ANGELES Dec 23 Actress Carrie Fisher
suffered a "cardiac episode" on Friday during an airline flight
from London to Los Angeles and was rushed to a hospital in
critical condition after landing, the Los Angeles Times
reported, citing emergency officials.
Fisher, 60, who has been on a tour promoting a new memoir,
is best known for her role as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars"
movie series. No representatives for the performer were
immediately available for comment, nor were city fire department
The celebrity news website TMZ.com and other news outlets
also reported that Fisher suffered a heart attack on the plane.
(Reporting by Steve Gorman and Alex Dobuzinskis in Los Angeles,
editing by G Crosse)