More than 300 people had a surprise stop in Halifax last night.
Just after 9:20 p.m. Aug. 5, RCMP responded to a call regarding a fire onboard United Airlines Flight 999 from New York to Europe.
According to a police media release, a fire was extinguished by crew using a fire extinguisher on board the aircraft.
There were 293 passengers and 13 crew members and no one was injured as a result of the fire.
In addition to police, firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to Halifax Stanfield International Airport to meet the crew.