Twenty-three passengers and crew were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. However, please be aware that this advance payment does not constitute admission of liability, and would be set off against any liability that Air Canada may have to you for damages arising out of the events of Flight 624. We deeply regret your experience encountered onboard AC624 of March 28, 2015.
Flight 624, an Airbus A320, landed short of the runway in Halifax, Nova Scotia; it then hit a power line, and knocked out power at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Twenty-three passengers and crew were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
In the interim, we are pleased to provide you with the attached payment of FIVE THOUSAND CANADIAN DOLLARS which we hope will alleviate the consequences of this flight and restore your confidence in our commitment to the care and well-being of our customers.
“The $5,000 is not an admission of liability; it is a payment for their expenses and inconvenience,” a personal injury lawyer, who read at least five of the letters, told CBC News. “If there is a settlement, at the end of the day, for that individual, then that $5,000 will be deducted from it.” Read more…