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Jazz Aviation LP (operating as Air Canada Express) Confirms Incident (#2)

Nov 7, 2014

HALIFAX, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - A Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") Q400 aircraft, operating as Air Canada Express, was involved in an incident at Edmonton International Airport at 8:30 p.m. Central Mountain Time.

Jazz flight AC8481 was en route to Grande Prairie from Calgary. The passenger list indicates the aircraft was carrying 71 passengers and four crew members.

Four passengers have been transported to Edmonton-area hospitals and the extent of their injuries cannot be confirmed at this time. All other passengers and crew members have been evaluated by medical responders on the scene and released.

Passengers are being taken care of by Air Canada and a Jazz team is on its way to the scene.

More information will be provided as soon as possible.

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