An Air Canada flight went off the runway early Sunday at the Stanfield International Airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Flight AC624 was an Airbus A320 with a preliminary count of 132 passengers and five crew members, Air Canada said in a tweet. No injuries were immediately reported. The flight was on its way to Halifax from Toronto.
Snowy and windy conditions were in the area at the time of the incident, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Mike Doll said.
Update 1 #AC624: All passengers have have left A320. We are on site to determine if any injuries. Prelim count indicates 132 pax and 5 crew.— Air Canada (@AirCanada) March 29, 2015
The plane made an "abrupt" landing, according to The Associated Press.
It had been snowing most of Saturday into Sunday morning in Halifax, Doll said.
"The heaviest snow had been falling during the last four hours," he said.
Visibility was down to 0.2 kilometers (one-eighth mile) with heavy snow at 11 p.m. Saturday AST, Doll said. Winds were gusty, causing blowing snow in the area.
Electricity was interrupted for about 110 customers around the airport, but Nova Scotia Power said on its website that power has since been restored.