London-Toronto flight diverted for medical emergency
Police say the incident happened on the street at the intersection of McCowan Road and Lawrence Avenue around 10 p.m.
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, January 21, 2013 12:15PM EST
HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. - A passenger jet on an overseas flight was diverted to Labrador on Sunday when a passenger became ill.
Air Canada Flight 869 was on its way to Toronto from London.
When the flight crew learned that a passenger had gone in to diabetic shock, the jet changed course and landed in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
The RCMP say a 37-year-old man from Toronto was taken hospital, where he was kept overnight for observation.