Sunday, 29 March 2015

Air Canada Plane Hits Power Lines

An Air Canada Airbus A320 came off the runway during its landing early on Sunday at an airport in the eastern city of Halifax in Canada. The aircratf was damaged during the landing excursion and it is believed that the aircraft hit electricity pylons.

Air Canada have Confirmed flight AC624, from Toronto YYZ to Halifax exited runway upon landing at Halifax. The flight had 133 passengers and 5 crew on board and all are reported to have exited the aircraft, with only minor injuries reported. Heavy snow was reported at the time of the landing, yet at this stage it remains unclear if that had played a role in the accident. Air Canada said it would cooperate fully with authorities' investigation into what happened. The airport also lost its electricity supply for part of the night.

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