DEVELOPING: 100+ Passengers Suddenly Reported as Seriously Ill on Flight, Under Quarantine

September 05, 2018Sep 05, 2018

On Wednesday morning, September 5, some troubling news emerged out of JFK Airport. According to initial reports, emergency crews were responding to a jetliner after "dozens of passengers," with some reports claiming up to 100 people, were being reported as "seriously ill."

According to ABC, the commercial flight had come from Dubai and arrived at JFK at 8:50 a.m. EST. The flight was Emirates 203. 

Suspicion emerged when dozens of passengers suddenly became seriously ill, with many having fevers over 100 degrees and many coughing. The pilot was the one to raise the initial concerns. 

When the flight arrived at JFK, an emergency crew responded swiftly to evaluate the situation. Reportedly, the sick passengers would be held in isolation at JFK for health evaluations. As of 11:00 a.m. EST, the plane was still under quarantine.

Below are some of the posts about the situation:

This is a developing story. We will continue to update as more information is made available. Meanwhile, share your prayers here for everyone's health! In other recent news, a broadcaster whose story captivated the world just passed away. Please pray for her young son and husband.