JASON Momoa’s private plane had to make an emergency landing on Wednesday due to a fire scare.
The former Game of Thrones’ star praised the “good old fire department” who came to the star and his friends’ rescue when the jet landed at Palm Springs International Airport after the issue occurred 30 minutes into their flight from Los Angeles to Phoenix.
Speaking on his Instagram stories, he told fans, “Well, we got ourselves a slight delay. Half-hour out, in Palm Springs, and the plane wanted to start a fire.
“Good old fire department, gotta love them.”
Jason then joked he might have to drive the 269-mile journey instead.
He quipped, “It looks like we’re driving.”
The Palm Springs Firefighters Association later revealed the suspected blaze was a false alarm, but they were glad to meet the Aquaman star.
A message on their official Instagram account read, “Had an aircraft emergency. Reported engine fire with @prideofgypsies on board. Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Engineer Andy Meza told his crew, “Not on my watch boys…not on my watch”. Turned out to be a false alarm but the ARFF guys were on the ready. It’s always nice to meet cool people (sic).”
Fortunately, Jason and his crew managed to get another private plane and eventually made it to Phoenix “safe and happy”, where he set about building his “dream” Harley Davidson motorbike. – BANG!