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Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing
Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing

An Air Canada plane made an “abrupt” landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said early Sunday that 25 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries. The airline said a preliminary count showed Flight AC624 from Toronto had 132 passengers and five crew members. “We are thankful no serious injuries have been reported,” Halifax Stanfield International Airport tweeted. The airport said its airfield remained closed. Airport spokesman Peter Spurway said the aircraft touched down in stormy conditions. “It came down pretty hard and then skidded off the runway,” Spurway said. He...

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