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Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher 'out of emergency' after in-flight medical crisis

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher suffered a cardiac episode on a London to Los Angeles flight Friday and was hospitalized for emergency treatment in an intensive care unit on landing in California midday.

By Friday evening, Fisher's brother, Todd, said she was "out of emergency" but "it's not fair to say 'stable.' I am not saying she is fine, or not fine." Still, he said, "She's a real survivor and always has been and I would expect the best from this."

Other passengers on Fisher's plane posted reports of her illness on social media, with one post claiming she stopped breathing for "10 minutes or so." An audio recording of the plane pilot's conversation with emergency personnel indicates she was "unresponsive," and TMZ reports that the cardiac episode was a "massive heart attack."