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Flight makes medical emergency landing

A flight from St Maarten to Montreal made an emergency landing in Bermuda after a medical crisis.

A Skyport spokeswoman said the Sunwing flight diverted to Bermuda because a 64-year-old man needed medical attention.

The spokeswoman said the aircraft landed in Bermuda just before 6pm on Thursday.

She added: “The passenger, accompanied by his wife, was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for


“Following confirmation of a maintenance issue with the aircraft, passengers were offloaded and accommodated in the airport departures lounge while a relief aircraft was flown in by Sunwing.

“The 161 remaining passengers eventually departed for Montreal at 1.44am this morning on the relief aircraft.”

The spokeswoman said the original aircraft was still on the ground at LF Wade International Airport yesterday afternoon.

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Published February 01, 2020 at 8:00 am (Updated February 01, 2020 at 8:00 am)

Flight makes medical emergency landing

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