AC624 Cockpit Recorders Recovered

Investigators from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) have recovered the flight data recorders from the Air Canada operated A320 which crashed at Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Sunday (March 29).

Investigators from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) have recovered the flight data recorders from the Air Canada operated A320 which crashed at Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Sunday (March 29).

So far, the TSB has disclosed that flight AC624, which had 138 passengers on board, missed the runway and had its landing gear ripped out after hitting an antenna array.

It also confirmed that the aircraft skidded on its belly for around 335m and lost one of its engines before stopping.

Following the incident 23 people were taken to hospital, but none were suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Airbus has also sent staff to aid the investigation and determine what caused the crash.

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