Severe turbulence injuries

An Air Canada flight travelling from Vancouver to Sydney, Australia encountered un-forecasted and sudden turbulence approximately two hours past Hawaii, and subsequently diverted to Honolulu.
2:31 | 07/12/19

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I'm candy staff go Cathy Deng occasionally international airport here in a formal looks. Where that Air Canada flight line from Vancouver to Sydney was diverting your approval. Earlier this morning after it and unexpected turbulence. Over the Pacific Ocean take a look at this line of people behind me these are some of the 269. Passengers. Who were onboard that Boeing 77 plane again when it was traveling from Vancouver. To Sydney earlier this morning as we mentioned some unexpected turbulence there were about. 35 people who suffered minor injuries we talked to some passengers. Earlier today they told us many people were not wearing your seat belts and when the plane hit that turbulence people actually flew. Into the plane hitting there head here's more on what they had to say. We hit it or credit turbulence. Some of that as dissidents it builds them and really it. Yeah I think you sit on it again I'd say about half the cabin didn't had seatbelts on and there was no warning and payment. Hop than they hit it really. All of once Osmond oh. It's a bad it's not. Yet Dallas lucky it was a good app vice pled didn't he's getting look softer than mine and he's had upended really held around some of them paid dean and muscle pain down this. Pretty scary man who say everything was traveling Kris married and then all of a sudden things got a little bit rusty and they put the seat belt sign on. But the full of people at that time of accident states the plane just dropped and everybody hit the floor oh pit the very fans pulled out stint mosques came down and they AM they got it together pretty quickly but those a lot of people got patent. The man sitting in the right front of me hit the ceiling as well and landed in the aisle but those wholesaler damage to the plane from my people's heads hit the roof. As you just heard from some of those passengers they described the entire incident this morning and it's terrifying some people. Even thought that the plane was going down but again the plane just hit some unexpected turbulence and then diverted here to Honolulu you're taking a look at some of those passengers and some of these people tell us they'd been waiting in this line for hours to get rerouted back to Sydney other people we spoke with say they plan on staying that night and that's because Air Canada. Is going to be helping out those passengers with hotels. And accommodations. For ABC news why I'm Cathy Scott.

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