British Airways flight diverted to Happy Valley-Goose Bay
British Airways flight BA85 travelling from London to Vancouver made an unplanned diversion to Goose Bay Airport in Labrador Tuesday evening.
Goose Bay RCMP said the plane was diverted because a passenger was in need of medical attention.
Reports that the Boeing 747 plane had been diverted were first made around 7:50 p.m.
UPDATE LIVE British Airways <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BA85?src=hash">#BA85</a> is diverting to Goose Bay Canada Live: <a href="https://t.co/azS64Ut28M">https://t.co/azS64Ut28M</a> <a href="https://t.co/Ui8qcPuO4Q">pic.twitter.com/Ui8qcPuO4Q</a> - <a href="https://twitter.com/NewsHazbail">@NewsHazbail</a>—@airlivenet
The airline said the flight continued on to Vancouver and arrived about five hours late.