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NEWS: Iqaluit August 29, 2016 - 6:15 am

Photo: Emergency medical landing at Iqaluit airport

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Iqaluit first-responders assist an elderly passenger disembarking from Air Canada Flight 845 after the aircraft, on a transatlantic flight to Calgary, Alta., from Frankfurt, Germany, was diverted to Iqaluit, landing shortly after 2 p.m, Aug. 30. The woman suffered from heart complications, an anonymous source told Nunatsiaq News. According to flight tracking data, the Air Canada Boeing 787-9, a rare bird in these parts, attempted a landing in Greenland before changing its flight path to Iqaluit. The elderly woman disembarked from the plane on her own, was laid on a gurney by paramedics and moved into an awaiting ambulance. (PHOTO BY THOMAS ROHNER)
Iqaluit first-responders assist an elderly passenger disembarking from Air Canada Flight 845 after the aircraft, on a transatlantic flight to Calgary, Alta., from Frankfurt, Germany, was diverted to Iqaluit, landing shortly after 2 p.m, Aug. 30. The woman suffered from heart complications, an anonymous source told Nunatsiaq News. According to flight tracking data, the Air Canada Boeing 787-9, a rare bird in these parts, attempted a landing in Greenland before changing its flight path to Iqaluit. The elderly woman disembarked from the plane on her own, was laid on a gurney by paramedics and moved into an awaiting ambulance. (PHOTO BY THOMAS ROHNER)

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