Williams called Fisher "a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired", while Mayhew said she was "the brightest light in every room she entered".
Passengers attempted to revive her with CPR and she was taken to hospital when the plane landed.
"She lived her life, bravely..."
Brandon McCarthy stood by his joke on Twitter about Carrie Fisher after the actress' death.
She appeared on the show to promote her new book, The Princess Diarist, a series of excerpts from the diaries she wrote as a 19-year-old while filming Star Wars.
Fisher recently released her memoir, "The Princess Diarist", on November 22. The obit wrapped up: "Ms. Fisher established Princess Leia as a damsel who could very much deal with her own distress, whether facing down the villainy of the dreaded Darth Vader or the romantic interests of the roguish smuggler Han Solo".
She was widely praised for her performance in the hit 1989 comedy "When Harry Met Sally", but began to turn her back on acting in favor of writing. She leaves behind a younger brother, Todd Fisher, and two half-sisters, Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher.
The world lost an icon on Tuesday when news broke that actress Carrie Fisher died at the age of 60.
Fisher was briefly married to singer/songwriter Paul Simon in the 1980s. The pair had been in a relationship for five years, but they divorced just a year after tying the knot.
Since 1987, when her semi-autobiographical novel Postcards From the Edge - about an actress fresh out of drug rehab - was released, Fisher has been an outspoken advocate for people struggling with addiction and mental illness.
It was that advocacy that Cho mentions that really defined Fisher's later years.
She had a number of minor roles in various films but she found herself unable to recapture the profile that Star Wars had given her.
Others also expressed their admiration for Fisher and sympathies for her family. Among the films she lists as having worked on were Hook, Sister Act and Lethal Weapon 3.
It was the worst accident involving buses in the country since the Genting Highlands bus crash that killed 37 people in 2013. Initial investigation showed that the road surface was in good condition when the incident happened, firefighters confirmed.
So what exactly is the employee alleging that Google did? Confidentiality policies aren't uncommon in Silicon Valley. The Google worker says that being identified could harm his reputation at the company and his future job prospects.
Most of the 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers team stayed together after coming back from a 3-1 deficit to stun the Warriors. The Cavaliers beat the Bucks, 114-108, on Tuesday behind stellar efforts from James (34 points) and Kyrie Irving (28 points).
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In an Instagram post by DeSean Jackson, the Redskins receiver complained that he'd been fined. "It is exciting", Beckham said. Odell Beckham Jr . pulled off another great one-handed catch to lead to his TD and celebrated in his usual fashion.
Osweiler provided Jacksonville all the momentum, and field position, needed to build that lead to 13-0 before his benching. Houston defensive unit held Blake Bortles to just 12-of-28 through the air for 92 yards and one interception.
The balls I did throw, they slipped out. "But over the last six weeks, that defense is drastically improved". Actually, the Jets have been embarrassed in three of the past four games, losing by 31, 21 and 38 points.
Most observers agree that Palace's American investors wanted change with the spectre of relegation hanging over the club. I don't know if Sam has got a point to prove with his career in league football because he has been very successful.
He blamed the media, which "wrongly attributed" killings "perpetrated by common criminals... as part of police operations". He said policemen who were accused of violating the proper procedures in enforcing the law would be held accountable.
A representative for the NYPD said the police responded to a call at 9:45 PM for a male in need of medical attention. Boots famously appeared in court to defend his free speech right to shout the phrase on the air.
Neal missed the first few games of the season after suffering a knee injury and undergoing minor surgery to fix it. Jones leads the league in receiving yards with 1,253 and receptions of 20 yards or more (29).
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2, meanwhile, stars Pratt as Peter Quill and is set for a cinematic release on April 28, 2017. Sounds like we won't be seeing Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique in whatever kind of X-Men reboot Fox Studios is planning.
Ten songs in the key of George Michael's life
George Michael amassed 21 top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, all crammed into a 12-year period between 1984 and 1996. Tributes poured in for Michael who was due to make a comeback in October before it was cancelled at the last minute.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from The Dream Shake
Christmas is all about the love and happiness which one should practice This will be a great moment of rejoicing and fun. Sure, retailers want Christmas gift-giving to keep growing, but some have reverted to calling Christmas "the holidays".
Man captures video of killer whales eating shark
Nevertheless, these elusive orcas have been spotted multiple times while they were traveling from southern California to Alaska. These animals have rarely been seen hunting because they stay underwater most of the time, feeding on sharks and squids.