THE AIR­CRAFT DE­SCENDED AT A STEEPER AN­GLE THAN EX­PECTED.

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but there was no fire and the fuse­lage re­mained largely in­tact.

More than two dozen peo­ple were in­jured in the Air­bus SAS, the Halifax In­ter­na­tional Air­port Author­ity, Nav Canada and Trans­port Canada.

Air Canada’s law­suit against Air­bus says the flight crew cor­rectly con­fig­ured the air­craft for land­ing, in­clud­ing en­ter­ing the cor­rect flight path an­gle into the flight com­puter.

“Since the air­craft was cor­rectly con­fig­ured for ap­proach and land­ing and the ap­proach was sta­ble, the air­craft should have in­ter­cepted the thresh­old to run­way 05 at an al­ti­tude of 50 feet,” the claim said.

“In­stead, the air­craft de­scended at a steeper an­gle than ex­pected and touched down short of the run­way.”

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