Harrison Ford, 73, has ”retrograde amnesia” following his March plane crash.
The actor crash-landed his vintage two-seater fighter plane into a golf course in Los Angeles after experiencing mechanical failure and admitted he suffered memory loss of the events which occurred just before his accident.
He said: ”I remember. Not all of it, I remember some of it. I remember the engine stopping, I remember that part very well. And then I remember the tower, I remember their suggestion. Their suggestion was that I take the normal route to land and I knew I wasn’t going to do that, so I said no. And that’s the last thing that I remember until five days afterwards actually.”
Harrison spent almost a month in hospital with injuries including a large head laceration, broken pelvis and ankle but was able to make light of his ordeal while chatting to chat show host Jimmy Kimmel in a new interview.
When Jimmy quipped: ”You landed on a golf course did you yell ‘fore’ as you came down?” the Star Wars: The Force Awakens star joked in response: ”For…d!”
Harrison, who earned his pilot’s license 19 years ago, is believed to own approximately 11 private planes and is an avid flyer.
He previously crashed a Bell chopper in 1999 while flying in California.