UK-Canada WestJet plane declares emergency, lands in Iceland

September 10, 2016 4:20 PM

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LONDON – Canadian airline WestJet says a flight from London to Edmonton has diverted to Iceland after the crew discovered a "potential mechanical issue."

The Boeing 767 declared an in-flight emergency about two hours after taking off from Gatwick Airport on Saturday. It landed safely at Keflavik airport, and the airline said "all guests and crew will be taken care of until we arrange new flights."

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