Flight Diverted After Severe Turbulence Injures 35

The CBC reports:

An Air Canada flight traveling from Toronto to Sydney, Australia, with a scheduled stop in Vancouver, encountered sudden and severe turbulence Thursday, leaving at least 35 passengers with injuries, the airline said. Flight AC33 was diverted to Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport around 6:46 a.m. local time, where medical staff were on standby to examine the injured. Fitzpatrick said the plane was about two hours past Hawaii when it hit “severe clear air” turbulence.