Two hours into the Edmonton-bound WestJet flight from London, UK, pilots reported an emergency and the plane was diverted to Iceland. Flight WS27 left Gatwick at 11:45am local time Saturday and it was reported that there could be a mechanical issue. The flight landed safely at Keflavik International Airport around 8:45 am MT. Passengers were connected with rescue flights on Sunday; two aircraft were sent to Iceland to bring passengers back to Edmonton and Calgary. Those who were on the diverted aircraft were given hotel rooms overnight as well as meal vouchers. A spokesperson for the company apologized to passengers.
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