UPDATE 5:53 PM EST: TMZ claims paramedics worked on Carrie for fifteen minutes before they were able to find a pulse. The star is currently breathing with the assistance of a ventilator.
The Los Angeles Fire Department also released the following statement:
"LAFD responded to LAX International Airport, Gate 74, for a patient on an inbound flight in Cardiac Arrest. LAFD Firefighter Paramedics were standing by for the plane's arrival, provided Advanced Life Support and aggressively treated and transported the patient to a local hospital."
According to TMZ, Carrie Fisher, 60, suffered a massive heart attack while aboard a plane traveling from London to LAX on Friday. The awful health event occurred just fifteen minutes before the aircraft landed in Los Angeles.
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Luckily for Fisher, an EMT was aboard the plane and the helpful passenger administered life-saving measures to the actress.
The star is currently at a hospital in LA. We'll keep you updated as we receive info about her condition.
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