Saturday 14 December, 2019

Air Canada flight lands in Barbados with medical emergency

AC 1724 at the gate at Grantley Adams International Airport

AC 1724 at the gate at Grantley Adams International Airport

An Air Canada flight landed at the Grantley Adams International Airport with a medical emergency on board on Saturday

Air Canada Media Relations informed Loop News that "The aircraft was met by emergency services after landing due to a medical emergency." 

Local authorities are looking into the matter.

The flight was AC 1724 from Montréal-Trudeau Int. (YUL) to Barbados - Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). It arrived on island at 12:22 pm. The 4-hour-and-52-minute-long flight was on time.

Unconfirmed reports to Loop News is that an elderly male passenger, in his 90s died on board. 

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