Harrison Ford Sent to London Hospital

The 71-year-old actor injured his ankle on the Millennium Falcon while filming the upcoming "Star Wars" movie.
1:48 | 06/13/14

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Where is chewbacca when you need him? Harrison Ford finds himself in the hospital 24 morning after an accident involving the ship that first made him a household name. What a piece of junk. She may not look like much. But she's got it where it counts, kid. Reporter: He is revered as the cantankerous captain of the millennium falcon from the "Star wars" series. But this morning, Harrison Ford is in a London hospital, while shooting a scene for the "Star wars" trilogy, a hydraulic door fell on the actor. Kid, I've flown from one side of this galaxy to the other. I've seen a lot of strange stuff. Harrison Ford is 71 now. When you bring that actor that age on to an action movie set, there's going to be dangerous situations. It sounds pretty serious. Reporter: Ford reportedly sustained ankle injuries and had to be airlifted to a nearby hospital. Ford, who is no stranger to action roles, has jedi nights wondering, if this was a plot by the empire to delay the release date of the film. This "Star wars" is on a very tight deadline because the film had to come out next Christmas. Any delay in the production that's caused by the injury could have an effect on the release date. Reporter: Disney, the producer of the film and ABC's parent company says, shooting will continue as planned while Ford recuperates. I like that graphic. Harrison's doing just fine. No word on whether or not Lando calrissian will step in to make things okay while he heals. But he's doing fine. We wish him the best. A lot of people checking that story out. Thanks so much. Now, to the severe storms in

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