Injuries reported as severe turbulence rocks Air Canada flight

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At least 35 people have been injured after major turbulence rocked a flight from Vancouver to Sydney.

The Air Canada flight with 284 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing in Hawaii.

In a statement, the airline said the Boeing 777-200 jet "encountered sudden clear air turbulence... two hours past Hawaii.”

Hotel arrangements in Honolulu are now being made for passengers while a new flight to Australia is being arranged.

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