Planes and Ford Spell Trouble On The Set Of Raiders of the Lost Ark The Flying Wing scene is a memorable one in Raiders of the Lost Ark as we get to witness an exciting few minutes of action including a fight scene with Indy and a muscly German mechanic, Indy almost losing his head from a propeller all coupled with big explosions and fast-paced action. But for Steven Spielberg the Flying Wing scene was a bit of struggle. The prop itself didn't always perform properly and Steven had to figure out how to piece together 120 shots for the fight sequence and of course the blazingly hot temperatures on set. But it was these hot temperatures that saved Harrison Ford from having a major disaster and a potential life-changing injury. The wheel of the Flying Wing actually ran over Ford's leg at one point as the actor lay on the ground for a fight sequence. Ford recalls "I go down and start to roll away - and my foot slips, right under the rolling plane's tire. Everybody was
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