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A flight from London heading to Los Angeles had to make an emergency landing in Iqaluit Tuesday afternoon.
American Airlines flight 137 landed in Iqaluit at 12:25 p.m. local time as a result of a medical emergency.
According to Nunavut health officials, one of the passengers was admitted to hospital, but was treated and released.
An American Airlines spokesperson said the plane also made a hard landing and had to be inspected before it could take off again.
It made for a long day for the 236 passengers onboard.
The plane hit the skies for L.A. at 3:30 p.m. local time.