Did you hear about the Air Canada flight that needed to make an emergency landing in Boise?

This morning, April 9th, 2024, Air Canada Flight #997 experienced an in-flight emergency, prompting an unscheduled landing at Boise Airport (BOI). Boise Airport staff quickly responded to assist passengers, making sure everyone was safe and coordinating with Customs and Border Patrol officials for smooth entry into the United States.

According to a Facebook post by Boise Airport, the incident occurred earlier today. "Air Canada Flight #997 declared an in-flight emergency and made an unscheduled landing at the Boise Airport this morning."

The Boeing 737 aircraft, which departed from Mexico City bound for Vancouver, Canada, encountered the emergency during its flight. While the nature of the emergency has not specified, it was necessary for the flight to make an emergency landing in Boise.

Fortunately, there were no reported injuries among passengers or crew members. Despite the unexpected landing, Boise Airport operations remained unaffected and there were no delays, with all runways remaining open. Emergency personnel were dispatched to the aircraft promptly, ensuring the safety and well-being of everyone involved.

In regards to what happened and in light of this incident, all questions regarding the aircraft or passengers have been directed to Air Canada for further clarification.

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