Air Canada flight forced to turn back due to turbulence

An Air Canada plane en route to San Jose, Costa Rica returned to Toronto early Thursday, because there was a lot of turbulence.

Emergency services in the Peel area confirm that they received a call from Pearson Airport shortly before 7:00 pm and sent vehicles on site.

According to Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur, two flight attendants were transported to the hospital because they suffered minor injuries.

Early reports suggest that the plane was an Air Canada Rouge flight.

The passengers left in the late evening on board another aircraft.

With files from the Canadian Press

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By Amanda Sharman

Amanda Sharman is a graduate a nursing (RN) from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. She’s based in Brantford but enjoys traveling whenever possible. Amanda has written for CBC, Motherboard and the Huffington Post. Amanda is a health and science reporter, focusing issues affecting families.

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