January 10, 2008 / 4:14 PM / in 10 years

As many as 40 hurt on Air Canada flight: reports

<p>An aerial view of the Calgary airport is seen in an undated file photo. As many as 40 passengers were injured on an Air Canada Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto flight that made an emergency landing at Calgary on Thursday morning. REUTERS/Calgary Airport Authority/Handout</p>

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - As many as 40 passengers were injured on an Air Canada Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto flight that made an emergency landing at Calgary on Thursday morning.

Media reports said as many as 15 passengers were “seriously injured” though officials at the Calgary airport were unable to confirm that number.

Jody Mosely, a spokeswoman for the Calgary Airport Authority said 88 people were on the flight, and emergency personnel were attending to the injured.

Reporting by Scott Haggett; Editing by Peter Galloway

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