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Last Updated: Thursday, 10 January 2008, 19:04 GMT
Canada plane in emergency landing
An injured passenger is transported to a hospital at Calgary International Airport
Several passengers were transported to nearby hospitals
An Air Canada flight has made an emergency landing at Calgary Airport in Alberta, after a number of passengers were injured.

The plane was travelling from Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto. It is believed to have hit turbulence.

Airport officials told AP news agency that at least 10 passengers were hurt and had been treated by paramedics, mostly for minor injuries.

More than 80 people are reported to have been on the flight.

"It happened very fast. One side of the plane just went up a little bit sideways and then it just sort of went back down," one passenger told CBC News.

She said she saw her friend "fly up" and hit the ceiling.

Calgary emergency services said most of those hurt sustained minor injuries.

"We have assessed a total of approximately 14 patients... [who] have been transported to local area hospitals," Stuart Brideaux, spokesman for Calgary Emergency Medical Services, said.

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