Flair Airlines flight from Vancouver leaves runway at Waterloo International Airport

A spokeswoman for the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada confirmed that a Flair Airlines flight from Vancouver skidded off the runway at Waterloo International Airport on Friday morning around 6:30 a.m. ET.

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“At approximately 06:25 EST this morning, FLE501, a B737 operated by Flair Airlines flying from Vancouver International Airport (CYVR) to Waterloo International Airport (CYKF) in the area, struck the runway at CYKF,” the spokesperson said in a statement. passed 26.” E-mail.

“There were no reports of injuries to any of the six crew and 134 passengers.”

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An airline spokesperson also confirmed the news saying that all passengers had deboarded.

“No injuries have been reported,” he told Granthshala News in an email. “The passengers disembarked from the plane and were taken by bus to the terminal. The safety and well-being of our passengers and crew is our top priority.”

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A spokeswoman for the region said the airport would remain closed to commercial traffic on Friday.

“The Transportation Safety Board is now conducting an analysis on site and the airport will remain closed to commercial traffic for the rest of today,” he told Granthshala News.

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