NTSB Identification: DCA08WA026
Incident occurred Thursday, January 10, 2008 in Penicton, Canada
Aircraft: Airbus Industrie 319, registration:
Injuries: 11 Minor,77 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On January 10, 2008, an Air Canada Airbus A319, registration C-GBHZ, flight number 190, was enroute to Toronto from Victoria, when at 0835 mountain standard time, while climbing from FL360 to FL370, and at about 38 nautical miles south of Penticton, BC, Canada, the aircraft experienced a sudden upset when it rolled uncommanded 36 degrees right and then 57 degrees left and pitched nose-down. An emergency was declared and the flight diverted to Calgary where an uneventful landing was completed. There were 2 minor injuries to the crew and 8 minor injuries to the passengers. There were a total of 5 crew members and 83 passengers on board. The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) Canada is investigating, with the NTSB and BEA providing accredited representatives. For more information on this incident investigation, contact TSB Canada by telephone (819) 994-3741or online at http://www.tsb.gc.ca.

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