A Transavia flight was forced to make an emergency landing reportedly a passenger of the overwhelming stench.
A Transavia flight to the Spanish island of Gran Canaria was forced to make an emergency landing in Portugal, when a number of passengers reportedly became ill due to the “unbearable” smell of “unwashed” man on board.
The male passenger reportedly smelled so bad that others on the flight began fainting and vomiting as soon as the plane took off from Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands.
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A Belgian passenger, Piet van Haut, told the Express the man smelled like he had not bathed in “a number of weeks.”
“It was like he hadn’t washed himself for a number of weeks. Number of passengers got sick and had to puke” Haut said.
According to the publication, airline crew members tried to get the man included in the airplane bathroom, while the pilot diverted the flight.
The man was taken off the plane and placed on a bus by medical personnel.
The plane landed in Faro in Portugal, where the man was removed from the Boeing 737 and placed on a bus by medical personnel.
In a statement to express of Transavia, the aircraft confirmed the emergency landing was due to “medical reasons.”
“The aircraft diverted because of medical reasons, but it is indeed correct that he stank a bit,” an Easyjet spokesperson told the news site.
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It is unknown what the medical condition – if any – the man suffers from.
Transavia not immediately return a request for comment.
Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.