Harrison Ford's Plane Crash And How Twitter Reacted With Typical Heartfelt Internet Humor

When the news broke that Harrison Ford had been "seriously injured" you, like everyone else, were probably pretty concerned and your heart went out to him and his family.

It was the result of Ford crashing his vintage WWII plane on Penmar Golf Course in Venice, California shortly after taking off from Santa Monica Airport (Which was a very smart move for Hans Solo to choose a golf course, WAY more docs there than at a hospital!).

But it turns out the injuries weren't as bad as initially suspected, "He was banged up and is in the hospital receiving medical care. The injuries sustained are not life threatening, and he is expected to make a full recovery." his publicist said. While his son, Ben Ford, tweeted the following:

Not only was he better than expected but it looks like he made the right move landing on the golf course, because things could've been far worse if he'd turned round to try and make it back to the runway.

Ryan Kavanaugh, a film producer, saw the crash from his nearby office and told The Hollywood Reporter, "He literally had five seconds, and 99 percent of pilots would have turned around to go back to the runway and would have crashed - it would have stalled, gone nose first and crashed. Harrison did what the best pilots in the world would do."

So, he's OK and he landed the plane like a boss too. While the media were changing headlines from "seriously injured" to "not life-threatening" the internet did what it does best. It made with the funnies. Even Mark Hamill was at it.