US military plane makes emergency landing in Canada

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US military plane makes emergency landing in Canada

MONTREA: (APP) A US Air Force transport plane made an emergency landing in the eastern Canadian city St. John's, authorities said Thursday.

The USAF C-130 Hercules -- a large transport plane used to haul troops and cargo -- landed Wednesday night at 10 pm (00H30 GMT).

"Our emergency services and officials from Eastern Health were waiting when the plane landed," said St. John's International Airport spokesperson Sara Norris.

Canadian authorities have not confirmed the reason for the emergency landing or whether any passengers were hospitalized.