Four Jet2 passengers were checked by emergency personnel after landing at airport, Leeds, Jet2 confirmed.
The passengers were said to be “dropping like flies” on Saturday evening, as a mystery bug caused havoc on a Jet2 flight from Spain.
Police, fire brigade and ambulances were waiting on the runway at Leeds Bradford airport in the united kingdom when it arrived from Reus around 9.45 am
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They ordered the aircraft doors remain shut after four passengers were found to be “violently sick to the point where you went.”
The police later said the situation was after the passengers were found to be struck with a sickness bug.
Sergeant Chris Brumfitt of West Yorkshire Police tweeted to confirm, “a number of people” sick, adding: “Fortunately, nothing more than a sickness bug.”
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A Jet2 spokesperson shared a statement with Sun Online.
“We can confirm that the crew on board the flight LS298 from Reus to Leeds Bradford Airport arranged an ambulance for two passengers who were sick.
“The crew were alerted to a further two non-associated cases of passengers feeling unwell on board.
“Upon arrival, as a precaution, they were immediately checked in the ambulance before you go home. All the other passengers disembarked as normal and continued their journey. The safety and care of our customers is always our first priority.”
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This article originally appeared in The Sun.