Air Canada Jet Crash Lands at Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Sunday, March 29, 2015
By George Hatcher

Air CanadaAir Canada flight 624 crash landed at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, located in Nova Scotia, Canada, on March 29.

The plane took off from Toronto and was attempting to landing at Halifax International Airport during a snow storm when it skidded off the runway.

There were 133 passengers and 5 crew members aboard at the time. The airline confirmed that 23 people were taken to hospital and that none of the injuries were life-threatening.

It is believed that the aircraft clipped a power line, resulting in power outage at the airport. However, the airport officials did not confirm this.

The cause of accident is under investigation.

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