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Keanu Reeves helps fellow flight passengers after emergency landing in California, social media displays

Keanu Reeves was on a United flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles on the Saturday before the flight had to make an emergency landing in Bakersfield, California.
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Keanu Reeves doesn’t need a movie to become a hero.

The 54-year-old actor was on a United flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles on Saturday, when the plane had to make an emergency landing in Bakersfield, California, according to USA Today.

Reeves hardly miss a beat, reportedly taking the lead in figuring out the best way to get the last 100 miles from Bakersfield to Los Angeles.

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The “Matrix” star of the everyday heroics were captured on the Instagram story of Brian Rea, a freelance cartoonist who illustrates for The New York Times’ “Modern Love” column, and recorded by other users of social media who posted the video on Twitter.

Rea’s story shows a collection of images and videos of the trip, starting with Reeves on board the flight in San Francisco, followed by the announcement of the departure to Bakersfield.

After the announcement that they would make their trip on a bus, Reeves could be seen discussing the logistics of the trip and are waiting on their luggage with the other passengers on the Bakersfield airport.

The next video clip showed the “John Wick” actor in a van with other travelers, read facts about Burbank and the playing of country music from his phone.

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Rea Instagram story ended with Reeves walk into a Carl’s Jr. with subtitles: “It’s a long day for all of us.”

Reeves also took pictures with some of his fellow passengers, who find them on Twitter.

“This was my Saturday, folks. The plane almost crashed, and Keanu Reeves was,” a Twitter user posted. In a second tweet, she included a photo of her with Reeves.

Another person wrote: “the time That your flight of #GDC almost crashes and you need to land in a remote airport, but at least Keanu Reeves is having as bad a day as you are.”

The flight had to be diverted to Bakersfield, because of a “mechanical indication,” a SkyWest representative told USA Today. The flight reportedly landed “safely and without incident.”

SkyWest operated the United Express flight Rea and Reeves aboard Saturday.

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