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Successful emergency landing at Prince George Airport

This morning at approximately 10:53am, the Prince George Airport received notice that an outbound WestJet aircraft had declared an emergency and was returning to the airport. Airport rescue and firefighters, as well as British Columbia Ambulance Service, RCMP and local firefighters attended, and the plane landed without issue at 11:12am. Passengers were deplaned safely.

About the Prince George Airport

Strategically located on the North Pacific Corridor and on Great Circle air routing – the Prince George Airport Authority is an integral part of the Asia Pacific Gateway linking the economies of Asia and North America. The airport with Canada’s fourth longest commercial runway offers carriers flying trans-pacific routings a Canadian alternative to traditional airport gateways.


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