Porter flight bound for Toronto makes emergency landing in Hamilton

Jun 18 2019, 5:19 pm

A Porter flight travelling from Montreal to Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport had to make an emergency landing at Hamilton Airport on Tuesday afternoon.

A spokesperson from Porter Airlines confirmed to Daily Hive, Porter flight #458 had to make an emergency landing after reporting a “hydraulic fluid indication.”

“All 59 passengers and four crew are safe and uninjured,” said the spokesperson.

search of the flight’s tracking number on Porter’s website shows the flight diverted to Hamilton.

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After landing in Hamilton, the aircraft “punctured its tires” and stopped on the runway.

“Some tires must be changed prior to towing the aircraft from the runway,” stated the airline.

The airline says all passengers and crew have since deplaned and were transported by bus to the terminal and then on to Toronto.

According to Hamilton Airport, while Runway 12-30 currently remains closed following the incident, the airport is still open and passenger operations are unaffected.

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