Actress Carrie Fisher on ventilator after heart attack on plane from London to LA

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Acress Carrie Fisher suffers heart attack onboard plane.

LOS ANGELES, CA (KTRK) -- Carrie Fisher suffered from cardiac arrest aboard a flight from London to Los Angeles.

Her brother, Todd Fisher, told The Associated Press that she was "out of emergency" and stabilized at a Los Angeles hospital Friday afternoon. He said he could not discuss any other details about what happened.

After the plane landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded and administered CPR prior to transporting the actress to a nearby hospital.

Eyewitness News has learned she is in critical condition on a ventilator at UCLA Medical Center.

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Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds with their young daughter, Carrie Frances Fisher, in Hollywood, Jan. 2, 1957. (AP Photo)
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United Airlines released the following statement corroborating the incident:

Medical personnel met United flight 935 from London to Los Angeles upon arrival today after the crew reported that a passenger was unresponsive. Our thoughts are with our customer at this time and any requests for additional information should be directed to local authorities

The 60-year-old actress is best known for her role as Princess Leia on "Star Wars."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.