Travellers were left to mull around in the Comox Airport lobby Friday morning, after being removed from Flight 8306 to Vancouver. A suspicious package was found aboard the plane. Photo by Debbie Bowman.

Suspicious package shuts down Air Canada flight in Comox

Passengers removed from Flight 8306 to Vancouver

An Air Canada flight from the Comox Airport (YQQ) to Vancouver International Airport (YVR) was cancelled Friday morning, after the discovery of a suspicious package on-board.

All passengers of flight 8306 have been removed and police are currently on scene.

All YQQ departures and arrivals have been cancelled until further notice and an ordinance removal robot has been brought in to further help investigators determine whether or not the package is dangerous.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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