An Air Canada flight from Shanghai to Toronto has been diverted to Calgary after reports of injuries caused by turbulence.
A spokeswoman for the Calgary Fire Department told The Canadian Press up to 20 people may have suffered neck and back injuries due to turbulence.
A local EMS official told CTV Calgary that a flight has reported “multiple injured patients aboard.”
Flight AC88 was en route from Shanghai’s Pudong International airport to Toronto Pearson International Airport and was scheduled to land at 6:45 p.m. EST.
The flight landed in Calgary around 3:15 p.m. local time.
— Rahim Ladhani (@RLadhaniCTV) December 30, 2015