WestJet flight from Kelowna has to turn back

By Doug Collins/Tom Mark-KISS FM Vernon
November 1, 2017 - 7:02am

KELOWNA — Some tense moments for passengers of a WestJet flight from Kelowna to Edmonton last night.

The turboprop had just taken off when the pilot detected what appeared to be a mechanical problem.

The flight had to return to YLW and landed safely. 

The potential emergency delayed a couple of other incoming planes

Passengers were rebooked onto other flights. The plane was checked over and eventually was able to take off again for Edmonton just after 10 pm.

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