الأربعاء , يونيو 17 2020

Air Canada plane 'exits' runway

The plane of Air Canada, with German-Canadian arm dealer Karlheinz Schreiber on board, arrives at the airport of Munich, southern Germany on 3 August 2009

All 132 passengers on board the Airbus A320 have left the plane

An Air Canada aeroplane has “exited” the runway while landing at Halifax airport, the airline says.

All 132 passengers on board the A320 Airbus have left the plane, with 22 taken to hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries.

Flight AC624 from Toronto arrived shortly after midnight (04:00 GMT) and reportedly hit a power pylon after landing.

Multiple flights into Halifax have been cancelled.

The airport’s power was knocked out but Nova Scotia Power say that it has been restored.

There was heavy snow in the area at the time and visibility was poor.

“An aircraft made a poor landing,” confirmed Peter Spurway, a spokesperson for Halifax Stanfield airport.

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