MONTREAL, Jan. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada provides the following
Flight AC190, en route to Toronto from Victoria, was diverted to Calgary
where it landed without incident at approximately 08:30 MT (10:30:00 ET)
Air Canada teams are meeting with passengers. At this time the airline
can confirm that passengers and crew have been examined by medical personnel
and 10 passengers have been transferred to hospital with non-life threatening
injuries. All other passengers are continuing their onward travel to Toronto.
Those who need information about passengers on flight AC190 may telephone
Air Canada at: 1 800 961 7099.
The passenger list indicates the Airbus A319 was carrying 83 passengers
and five crew members.
A full investigation of the incident is being undertaken.
Further details will be provided as more information becomes available.
For further information:
For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal), (514) 422-5788;
Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto), (416) 263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver), (604)