Some scary moments for Aquaman star Jason Momoa and his crew of friends.
Their plane had to make an emergency landing Wednesday morning after the aircraft monitoring system reported an engine fire.
‘We got ourselves a slight delay,’ the actor said from the tarmac in a selfie video he shared on his
‘A half-hour out of Palm Springs, the plane wanted to start a fire.’
High drama: A private plane carrying Jason Momoa and his friends had to make an emergency landing in Palm Springs, California Wednesday morning
Turning the camera towards the emergency workers he added: ‘Good old fire department, gotta love them. Looks like we’re driving.’
In the following clip, Momoa took another selfie video with his friends following close behind.
‘All right round two. We got the pack. My friends came to pick me up,’ he declared as their plane was being shuttled back into service.
Unscheduled stop: ‘We got ourselves a slight delay. A half-hour out of Palm Springs, the plane wanted to start a fire,’ the Aquaman star explained in an Instagram video
The skinny: The private plane’s monitoring system reported an engine fire, which turned out to be a false alarm after an inverstigation
All systems a go! ‘All right round two. We got the pack. My friends came to pick me up,’ the actor declared as their plane was being shuttled back into service
The Cessna Citation 560 XL was en route from Los Angeles to Phoenix, when it had to make the unscheduled stop in Palm Springs.
In the end, the Palm Springs Fire Department determined that the engine fire was a false alarm.
Afterwards, the 39-year old star posed with one of the firefighters, which was shared on the department’s Instagram page.
Fan friendly: Momoa stopped to pose with one of the firefighters at the scene on the tarmac
‘Had an Aircraft emergency today. Reported engine fire with @prideofgypsies (Momoa) onboard,’ the caption read.
‘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 Lads were on the ready. It’s always nice to meet cool people.’
He added the hashtags: ‘#aquaman #palmsprings #firefighters #bestjobintheworld #ARFF #visitpalmsprings #local3601 #engine #truck #chiefmiller’
The good news: Momoa and his crew boarded the private plane and arrived at their destination in Phoenix, Arizona without further incident.
Mission Accomplished: After al the drama, Momoa and his crew arrived safely at their destination in Phoenix, Arizona