Two ambulances went to the St. John's International Airport Hospital at lunchtime following a medical emergency on an international flight.
Airport officials confirmed that Saudi Arabian Airlines 777 had been hijacked in St. John's for a medical emergency whose nature is not known to date.
.@stjohnsairport confirms this Saudi Arabian Airlines 777 was hijacked to #yyt for a medical emergency. Two ambulances were seen just leaving the airport with lighthouses and sirens activated. The nature of the emergency is not known. The flight was heading for Washington @VOCMNEWS pic.twitter.com/bPZhA60JGB
– Fred Hutton (@Fred_Hutton) November 12, 2019
Shortly after noon, two ambulances departed from the airport with lighthouses and sirens activated. RNC members also attended the scene.
The flight was heading for Washington.