The Canadian Press

2015-03-29 | Halifax Hard Landing

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tigators say the Air Canada plane that crashed at the Halifax airport early this morning hit an antenna array before landing. All 133 passengers and five crew members survived but 25 people were taken to hospital. Mike Cunningham of the Transportation Safety Board describes what happened to the plane as it made its approach. (There was a snowstorm in the area, but Air Canada officials say it was safe to land in the weather conditions. Cunningham says it's too early to know if weather played a factor.)

Date: 2015-03-29
Placeline: HALIFAX.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << aircraft touchdown approximately 1100 feet prior to the end of the runway and at that point it hit an antenna array which was part of the instrument Landing system this caused considerable damage to the aircraft and the main landing gear came off at that point >>