MONTREAL, March 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Air Canada provides the following update on flight AC624:
Air Canada confirms that 18 passengers of the 23 passengers and crew admitted to area hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries have been released from hospital. Further updates will be provided.
Air Canada personnel are on site to provide assistance to passengers and additional management personnel are currently en route to Halifax to assist.
No further details are available at this time, however Air Canada will provide regular updates on Twitter and on its website at aircanada.com as information becomes known.
Family members who seek information about passengers on Flight AC624 may telephone Air Canada at 1-800-961-7099.
Flight AC624, an Airbus A320 carrying 133 passengers and five crew, was involved in an incident upon landing at Halifax International Airport, Nova Scotia. The incident occurred at approximately 00:43 AT Sunday March 29 (23:43 ET March 28).
Air Canada will be cooperating fully with authorities in their investigation.
SOURCE Air Canada