Actress Carrie Fisher rushed to hospital after massive heart attack on plane

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Friday, Dec. 23, 2016

LOS ANGELES (NBC) -- Actress Carrie Fisher was rushed to the hospital after suffering a massive heart attack on a plane.

Law enforcement officials confirm to NBC News that Fisher was en route from London to Los Angeles when she went into full cardiac arrest.

They say she was given CPR on-board and taken to the hospital as soon as her plane landed in LA. Officials say her condition was "not good."

The 60-year-old actress is best known for her role as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" trilogy.