Celebrity pilot Harrison Ford was forced to make an emergency landing on a California golf course on Thursday (05Mar15) after experiencing technical issues while flying a two-seater fighter plane.

Reports suggest the actor was taken to hospital after he crashed the aircraft on Penmar Golf Course in Venice, not far from Santa Monica Airport.

Sources tell Tmz.com the Star Wars actor suffered multiple gashes to his head and was treated at the golf course by two doctors before paramedics arrived.

Ford was the only person onboard the plane.

National Transportation Safety Board officials are investigating the incident.