A commercial flight heading to Los Angeles from London had to turn back around after several passengers and cabin crew members fell sick and one of them collapsed while on board. Officials have yet to determine what caused the passengers to feel sick.
Flight AA109 was passing over Iceland yesterday (Jan. 27) when a flight attendant fainted in the aisle, according to eye witnesses. At least six other crew members and multiple passengers onboard the Boeing 777 reported feeling light-headed and as if they were going to faint.
The plane landed safely at Heathrow, where police officers and medical professionals awaited their arrival. Passengers were not allowed off the aircraft until officials finished inspecting the plane and collected the passengers’ luggage for testing.
reports suggest it could have been caused by air contaminated by fuel from the plane.has not commented on what could have caused the passengers to feel ill, though