"They're working on her right now, we're going to have her seated in about two minutes here and we should hopefully be on the deck in about five".
In the clip a medic at air traffic control asks for the status of the emergency victim and the pilot responds: "We have some passengers and nurses assisting the passenger". He told AP that Fisher was receiving excellent care, but he could not classify her condition. "She's obviously a very tough girl who's survived many things".
"Feel weird even tweeting about it but I JUST finished her book and was fangirling out over seeing her dog Gary in person".
Over the years she has been courageously frank about her diagnosis of bipolar disorder and her addictions to cocaine and prescription medications.
The actress" brother Todd later confirmed she had been moved to ICU from the emergency room at UCLA Medical Center and that everybody was "praying' for her. The story was based in part on her rocky relationship with her mother, legendary actress Debbie Reynolds.
Her "Star Wars" costar Mark Hamill was among the many stars tweeting their concern.
Fisher recently had another book published. One, the YouTube star Anna Akana, wrote: "She wasn't breathing for 10 minutes or so". Suffered a massive heart attack on the way from London to L.A.X. She has been reportedly put on ventilator support.
"I'm shocked and saddened to hear the news about my dear friend", actor Harrison Ford told The Hollywood Reporter on Saturday. However, it sounds like Carrie had stopped breathing for quite some time before she got help. "Hope she's gonna be OK", she wrote.
She returned a year ago in Disney's reboot of the Star Wars franchise, The Force Awakens, appearing as the more matronly military resistance leader, General Leia Organa.