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YLW medical emergency

UPDATE: 11:46 p.m.

The woman was taken off the aircraft by paramedics and was driven away in an ambulance. 

After a lengthy delay, passengers on Flight AC4608 Kelowna to Calgary made it to their destination.


ORIGINAL 6:37 p.m.

A medical emergency on an intended flight to Calgary has passengers waiting on the tarmac at Kelowna Airport.

Paramedics were called to attend to a female passenger on flight AC4608 Kelowna to Calgary.

A Castanet reader who is on the aircraft reported the woman was first attended to by a doctor or nurse onboard before the paramedics arrived. 

The cause of the medical emergency is unknown.

Flight AC4608 was originally scheduled to take off at 3:00 p.m. Friday, but weather delays pushed that back. 

There's been no word on when flight AC4608 will take off for Calgary. 

– with files from Alanna Kelly



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