Hollywood hunk Matt Damon recently feared for his life, after his helicopter plummeted during a flight to Sweden.

The GOOD WILL HUNTING star hired the helicopter to travel from Norway, where he was shooting new movie FACTOTUM, to appear on a TV show in Stockholm.

But the hydraulics failed just before landing, until the quick-witted pilot rescued the aircraft and its anxious, superstar passenger.

Damon says, "There was a lot of noise. It all happened quickly and was very scary.

"But the pilot managed to get us down. I'm very thankful."

05/05/2005 03:05