Air Canada flight slides off Halifax runway, 23 injured

Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:21am EDT
 
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TORONTO, March 29 (Reuters) - An Air Canada flight crash landed in the east coast city of Halifax and went off the runway early on Sunday, local media reported, with the airline confirming 23 passengers and crew suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The airline said the incident happened shortly after midnight, and 18 of the 23 admitted to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries have been released. (Reporting by Jeffrey Hodgson)