Air Canada Plane Crash-Lands in Gander
Air Canada Express Flight 7804, a Beechcraft 1900 operated by Evas Air, was en route from Goose Bay when the incident occurred. It had 14 passengers and 2 crewmembers on board and sustained damage to its landing gear upon touchdown, the airline said in a statement.
All passengers walked off the aircraft and were taken to the terminal, the airline reported.
Three passengers sustained injuries and were taken to hospital; two have already been released and the third is expected to be released Thursday. The remaining passengers and crew were taken to a hotel.
The Beechcraft 1900 is a 19-passenger twin-engine turboprop fixed-wing aircraft used mainly by regional carriers.
Evas Air will cooperate with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada in the investigation of the cause of the accident
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