02/01/2017 11:35 EST | Updated 02/02/2018 00:12 EST

Flight from Zurich to L.A. diverts to Iqaluit due to 'technical irregularity'

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Swiss International Air Lines says a flight bound for Los Angeles diverted to Nunavut on Wednesday.

The airline says the plane landed safely in Iqaluit after being diverted due to a "technical irregularity."

The nature of the problem hasn't been released.

The flight from Zurich is expected to arrive about four hours late in Los Angeles.

The plane is a Boeing 777-300ER which can carry more than 300 passengers.