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No one hurt after Air Canada flight makes emergency landing in Halifax

The flight carrying 74 passengers and crew landed without incident just before 11 p.m. Tuesday
An airplane taxis up a runway after landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (Meghan Groff/

HALIFAX - An Air Canada flight from St. John's to Toronto was forced to make an emergency landing in Halifax late Tuesday night because of mechanical issues. 

Air Canada Flight 687 departed St. John's around 9:30 p.m. AT and was forced to land at Halifax Stanfield International Airport just before 11 p.m due to mechanical problems mid-flight. 

The flight, carrying 74 passengers and crew, landed without incident while emergency crews remained on standby. The emergency response was in line with normal protocol, airport officials said. 

Air Canada is said to be making accommodations for those displaced passengers. 

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