Harrison Ford has received a flood of support and well-wishes on Twitter as he recovers in hospital after crash-landing his light aircraft on a golf course in Los Angeles.
Co-stars, friends and fans of the 72-year-old actor, who is said to be "battered, but ok", have taken to the social media site to express their hope that he will quickly return to full health - with many referencing his heroic roles in the likes of Star Wars and Indiana Jones.
Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker to Ford's Han Solo in he 1977 Star Wars film and its two sequels, was among those to tweet their support:
Glad to hear Harrison is doing well. Get well soon. May all his future flights be green-screen!; Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) March 6, 2015
Another Star Wars cast member who took to the social media site was Peter Mayhew, who is known for his role as Chewbacca:
Star Trek actor William Shatner, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and TV and radio presenter Larry King also added their voices to the chorus of support:
Thoughts going out to Harrison Ford for a speedy recovery.; William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 5, 2015
Sending love and positive thoughts to #HarrisonFord; Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 6, 2015
Closely monitoring news of my friend #HarrisonFord. Wishing him and the family well.; Larry King (@kingsthings) March 6, 2015
Safe in the knowledge that Harrison's injuries are not life-threatening, a number of fans also expressed their awe at the iconic action-hero's miraculous escape:
Most 70 year olds are breaking their hips and falling out of bed. Harrison Ford crashes airplanes and has Falcons fall on him. #Badass— Jason Ward (@MakingStarWars) March 6, 2015
Can't believe Harrison Ford crashed on a golf course pic.twitter.com/eT5jfwbcmf; Tyler Peterson (@Gingernaut) March 6, 2015
Internet: "We love you Harrison Ford." Harrison Ford: "I know."; Darth Vader (@DepressedDarth) March 6, 2015
Ford's son Ben expressed his gratitude for all the well-wishes on his own Twitter account:
At the hospital. Dad is ok. Battered, but ok! He is every bit the man you would think he is. He is an incredibly strong man.; Chef Ben Ford (@ChefBenFord) March 6, 2015
Thank you all for your thoughts and good vibes for my dad.; Chef Ben Ford (@ChefBenFord) March 6, 2015
Ford, who was flying alone, managed to avoid nearby homes and people on the ground as the plane came down.
He is expected to make a full recovery.Reuse content