Aquaman star Jason Momoa’s private jet was forced to make an emergency landing over fears the engine was on fire.

The 39-year-old posted about Wednesday’s incident on Instagram: “Half an hour out of Palm Springs and the plane wanted to start a fire… Looks like we’re driving.”

Momoa, who also played Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, shared a video from the runway of fire engines parked nearby.

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Luckily, it was a false alarm and the local fire department shared a picture of one of their members with Momoa.


“Had an aircraft emergency today,” the post said.

“Reported engine fire with @prideofgypsies on board. 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.”

The actor and his friends ended up jumping on another private jet to continue their journey from California.