Airplane lands safely at Kelowna International Airport

Airplane lands safely at Kelowna International Airport

The airplane reportedly had engine troubles

UPDATED 11:22 a.m.

An airplane with engine troubles has landed safely at Kelowna International Airport.

Emergency services scrambled to get to the airport shortly before it landed at 11:20 a.m. on Thursday.

“At approximately 10:50 a.m. today, a Convair aircraft advised Kelowna International Airport (YLW) air traffic control that they had a mechanical issue and were diverting to Kelowna,” wrote Tom Wilson, communications official with the airport.

“As a safety precaution, emergency response teams were dispatched for the standby. The aircraft landed safely at approximately 11:20 a.m. There was no disruption to scheduled flight service at YLW.”

According to, the plane was heading from Kamloops to Prince George, but had to make an emergency landing in Kelowna.

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