FAA Clears Harrison Ford In Hawthorne Runway Mishap
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September 25, 2020 - by CBSLA Staff for losangeles.cbslocal.com
Actor Harrison Ford has been cleared following an investigation into a piloting incident which occurred Hawthorne Municipal Airport in April.
The Federal Aviation Administration has closed the case after requiring that the 78-year-old Ford take a "remedial runway incursion training course," an FAA spokesperson told CBSLA in a statement Thursday.
On the afternoon of April 24, the "Indiana Jones" star was landing a small plane known as an Aviat Husky when he crossed an airplane that was on the runway despite a tower operator telling him to hold short due to traffic.
Ford landed on the western end of the runway while another pilot, who was conducting touch-and-go landings, was taking off about 3,600 feet east, an FAA official said at the time.
According to audio of the exchange, Ford said he...
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