185 Fall Sick Minutes After Boarding Plane In Canada, 10 In Hospital
Friday, January 25, 2019, 8:57 PM
A total of 185 passengers fell sick minutes after boarding a plane in Canada's Quebec airport. Ten-passengers on board the plane were hospitalised, officials said. All passengers on board Air Transat flight 782 to US' Fort Lauderdale were seen by paramedics around 11am on Thursday. Firefighters evacuated the plane at Quebec's Jean Lesage International Airport. The plane's air quality was found to be healthy.
5 Passengers Hospitalised After Ventilation Breakdown On Plane
Friday, January 25, 2019, 7:53 PM
Five passengers on an Air Transat vacation flight to Florida were hospitalized Thursday after falling ill just before takeoff from Quebec City, which an official blamed on a ventilation breakdown during the plane's de-icing. The jetliner immediately returned to the airport gate and 185 passengers and six crew disembarked from the Airbus A321 bound for Fort Lauderdale, airline spokeswoman Debbie Cabana told AFP.