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Reprinted from the NJ.com. By Paul Milo.

A Vancouver-bound flight had to make an emergency landing in Toronto after taking off from Newark Liberty International Airport Friday night, the FAA said.

Air Canada Flight 549 experienced a sudden drop in cabin pressure and was forced to land in the eastern Canadian city around 8 p.m. It took off from Newark at around  6 p.m.

Via Twitter, a passenger said the plane underwent a rapid descent over Pennsylvania. Canadian media reported that the flight will not continue on to Vancouver.

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