Passengers aboard Air Canada flight sent to hospital
Air Canada Flight 088, en route to Toronto from Shanghai, was
diverted to Calgary where it landed without incident at 5:23
Canada teams are meeting with passengers. At this time the
airline can confirm that passengers and crew have been examined by
medical personnel following turbulence encountered en route and 21
passengers have been transferred directly to local hospitals from the
airport comprising eight with non-life threatening injuries and 13
for observation. Air Canada will be making arrangements to
accommodate all other passengers including those continuing on to
passenger list indicates the Boeing 777-300ER was carrying 332
passengers and 19 crew members.
full investigation of the incident is being undertaken.