American actress Winona Ryder left hospital “in good health” today after being treated for an illness which developed on a flight to London, her publicist said.
A spokesman for Hillingdon Hospital in Uxbridge, west London, said the 37-year-old was treated by medics directly off the plane at Heathrow and taken to hospital.
Her publicist, Mara Buxbaum, said tonight: “She did fall ill on a plane and as a precautionary measure they took her to a hospital. She has already been released from hospital.
“She was there for an hour. She’s in good health. There’s no drama.”
A spokesman for British Airways said: “The captain of BA282, which was travelling from LA to Heathrow, requested a priority landing as a female passenger required medical attention.
“The passenger was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The plane touched down shortly before noon UK time.”
BA said their crew looked after her as much as they could on board, and staff accompanied her to hospital.
Ryder was travelling on a Boeing 747-400 plane from Los Angeles International Airport.