NEW YORK – A plane has been quarantined on the runway at New York’s JFK airport after around 100 passengers reported feeling sick on board the flight, according to reports.
WNBC reported that Emirates flight 203 from Dubai was arrived in New York with at least 100 of the 500 passengers on board ‘feeling ill.’
The flight landed at JFK on Wednesday morning around 9:10 a.m. local time.
Port Authority Police and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were waiting in a staging area to check passengers.
The New York mayor’s office confirmed on that a plane had landed at JFK with sickened passengers, saying the aircraft had been quarantined.
This is a developing story.