At least 23 injured after Air Canada flight slides off Halifax runway

March 29, 2015 10:56 AM

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HALIFAX - An Air Canada plane skidded off a runway as it landed early Sunday morning during a snowstorm in Halifax, an airport official said, sending at least 23 people to hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries.

There were 133 passengers and five crew members aboard flight AC624, which left Toronto just before 9 p.m. Saturday for a scheduled midnight landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, the airline said in a statement.

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