Michael Rozman / . 1 / 2
Michael Rozman / . 1 / 2

There's no doubt Harrison Ford is a risk-taker!

The 73-year-old "Star Wars" actor is now a licensed pilot, but on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Dec. 7, 2015, he shared that 12 years ago, he flew the show's host on a helicopter without one.

"I remember when you were flying I was like 'we are so close to the water,'" Ellen said. "And then someone just told me that you didn't even have your license then."

Harrison responded, "Actually, I told the guy who I talked to one of your producers yesterday. I said, 'I don't know what they were doing in the helicopter. I didn't even have a license,' but I was a student. I was… and there was ya know another pilot there."

And while she admitted that she was nervous, she does tell him, "But you are a good pilot and you do have your license and you are flying again."

In March 2015, Harrison crashed his WWII vintage plane on a California golf course. He was hospitalized for nearly a month.

"There were a dislocated right ankle and a shattered pelvis and a broken back and a serious bump on the head with major lacerations," he detailed his injuries to Ellen.

But it turned out that the golf course was a "good place to land" as Ellen pointed out.

"I didn't construct such a complete understanding of the situation," Harrison explained. "I just landed on the golf course and there were doctors there who probably should have been at work."

Like Ellen said, "Thank God they weren't!"