Harrison Ford shares 19-year-old Liam with wife Calista Flockhart

By Ally Mauch
August 21, 2020 12:47 PM
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Harrison Ford has dropped his teenage son off at college in style, flying him in his own private plane.

Ford, his wife Calista Flockhart and their son Liam Flockhart Ford arrived at Liam's liberal arts college Thursday for the start of the fall semester.

Flockhart, 55, was seen giving the 19-year-old a sweet hug before saying goodbye. The Ally McBeal actress was dressed casually in jeans and a sweater, while Ford, 78, donned a dress shirt and pants. All three wore face masks for the drop off.

Liam is the only child for Flockhart, who wed the Indiana Jones star in 2010. Flockhart adopted Liam as a single mother just one year before she and Ford started dating in 2002.

Ford has two children, sons Ben, 52, and Willard, 51, from his first marriage to Mary Marquardt. He then later married Melissa Mathison, with whom he shares son Malcolm, 31, and daughter Georgia, 28.

Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart
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The Star Wars actor is an avid flyer, but has been involved in several piloting incidents in the recent past.

In April, the Federal Aviation Administration began looking into an incident at Los Angeles’ Hawthorne Airport involving Ford, in which he crossed a runway at the airport where another aircraft was landing while flying his plane.

Harrison Ford with his private plane in 2017

"Mr. Ford crossed the airport's only runway in his aircraft after he misheard a radio instruction from ATC. He immediately acknowledged the mistake and apologized to ATC for the error," a representative for Ford said in a statement. "The purpose of the flight was to maintain currency and proficiency in the aircraft. No one was injured and there was never any danger of a collision."

The FAA confirmed the incident, in which the two aircraft were approximately 3600 feet apart, CNN reported at the time.

In 2017, the actor reportedly flew dangerously close to a taxiing passenger plane after mistakenly landing in a taxiway instead of the runway he was cleared for and two years prior, Ford crash-landed at a Santa Monica golf course after encountering engine trouble.