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$12 Million Settlement Agreement Approved in Air France Landing Mishap

A  $12 million class action settlement has been approved by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in relation to an August 2005 incident where Air France flight 358 overshot the landing strip causing the aircraft to skid into a  ravine where it burst into flames. The plane was carrying 297 passengers onboard plus a crew of 12.

The flight had originated from Paris and encountered a severe thunderstorm upon landing at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. Of all those onboard,  184 joined the class action settlement as many  others  either settled independently with Air France, or commenced separate actions.

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