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Twenty five in hospital after Air Canada flight slides off Halifax runway

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:22
Halifax airport says 25 passengers who were on board an Air Canada jet were taken to hospital after a flight from Toronto skidded off a runway as it landed today. The airline released a different figure for the number of injured passengers from the Airbus A320, saying 23 were taken to hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries. Air Canada says in statements there were 133 passengers and five crew members aboard flight AC624, which left Toronto just before 9 p.m. Saturday for a scheduled midnight landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. The Halifax area was experiencing blizzard conditions Saturday night and into Sunday.
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