Porter Airlines flight from Ottawa to Halifax makes emergency landing

A Porter Airlines flight from Ottawa to Halifax made an emergency landing Friday night.

Plane had an 'indication of low hydraulic fluid,' said airline

A Porter Airlines plane like this one was forced to make an emergency landing Friday night in Halifax after pilots received reports that it was low on hydraulic fluid. (Porter Airlines)

A Porter Airlines flight from Ottawa to Halifax made an emergency landing Friday night.

Flight 265 had departed at around 5:50 p.m. ET from Macdonald-Cartier International Airport and was scheduled to arrive at Stanfield International Airport shortly before 8:30 p.m. local time.

Before the plane could land, pilots received an "indication of low hydraulic fluid," a Porter spokesperson said in an email Saturday.

The flight declared an emergency "as a precaution" before landing at Stanfield, the airline said.

The sudden landing had some passengers onboard the flight a bit shaken:

No one was injured in the landing, Porter Airlines said.

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