NEWS
08/21/2015 14:21 EDT | Updated 08/21/2016 01:12 EDT

Air Canada flight lands safely in St. John's after 'mechanical emergency'

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — An Air Canada flight headed from St. John's, N.L., to Toronto safely landed today after crew reported a mechanical emergency soon after takeoff.

The St. John's International Airport Authority says the plane circled back and returned without incident just before 2:30 p.m.

Airport emergency and local fire crews responded along with regional health officials.

No injuries or need for medical treatment were reported.

Air Canada could not be reached for any details on the mechanical problem.

There were 100 passengers and crew onboard the Embraer 190 aircraft.

The Canadian Press