Turbulence injures dozens on Air Canada flight to Australia

Thirty passengers were injured, nine seriously, when an Air Canada flight was forced to make an emergency landing Thursday in Hawaii.

The plane was on its way to Sydney, Australia from Vancouver when severe turbulence was encountered.

According to an official, the number of injured was 30, nine seriously, suffering head and back injuries and lacerations.

The Boeing 777-200 was carrying 269 passengers and 15. Airline was arranging hotel accommodations and meals in Honolulu and options for resuming the flight.


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