Actress Carrie Fisher has been moved to an intensive care unit at a hospital at Lon Angeles, after suffering a heart attack on Friday.

Carrie, 60, best known for her role or Princess Leia in the science fiction saga ‘Star Wars‘, was on a flight from London to Los Angeles, when she went into a cardiac arrest, just 15 minutes before the landing of the plane.

Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in Star Wars, Image courtesy: independent.co.uk

Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in Star Wars, Image courtesy: independent.co.uk

“She is in the intensive care unit, she is being well looked after,” Fisher’s brother Todd said. “If everyone could just pray for her that would be good. The doctors are doing their thing and we don’t want to bug them. We are waiting by patiently.”

Todd Fisher, Image courtesy: mediaite.com

Todd Fisher, Image courtesy: mediaite.com

“We don’t know. We hope for the best. We certainly do not know her condition, that’s why she is in ICU. I’m sure everyone wants to speculate, but now is not the time for that,” added Todd.

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Los Angeles fire department spokesman Eric Scott said that the paramedics were already waiting for the plane to arrive and “provided advanced life support and aggressively treated and transported the patient to a local hospital.”

Actress Anna Akana took to Twitter to inform people that she was on Fisher’s flight and saw her removed by EMT workers. “Don’t know how else to process this but Carrie Fisher stopped breathing on the flight home. Hope she’s gonna be OK,” she wrote.

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In another post she said, “So many thanks to the United flight crew who jumped into action, and the awesome doctor and nurse passengers who helped.”

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