Vanilla Ice Stunned Emirates Plane He's Aboard is Quarantined at JFK

Ben Davidson
September 7, 2018

Health officials said after the scare in NY on Wednesday, they are taking "an abundance of caution" in Philadelphia.

Alli says passengers were on the plane for about 3 and a half hours before anyone was allowed out.

An airline statement said: "Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on #EK203 from Dubai to NY were taken ill".

The passengers' jet was quarantined at John F. Kennedy airport in New York City. Three passengers and seven crew members went to hospitals, and nine other passengers medically evaluated at the scene were released afterward, Dubai-based Emirates said.

The Press Secretary for Mayor Bill de Blasio, Eric Phillips, tweeted that the mayor received a preliminary briefing and the plane has been quarantined. An additional eight people were treated at the airport, he added.

"I was scared", said passenger Ishtiaq Khan, who'd taken the flight, Emirates 203, from Dubai to JFK, after connecting from Bangladesh.

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Nineteen people have been taken ill after an Emirates airline plane landed in NY, officials say.

Numerous healthy passengers described hearing fellow travelers violently coughing during the flight.

Ten people were hospitalized after an worldwide flight landed at JFK Airport on September 5, 2018.

After disembarking, Coben said, passengers had their temperatures taken.

Larry Cohen, who identified himself as one of the passengers aboard the plane, uploaded photos on Twitter showing dozens of police and emergency vehicles waiting outside the plane on the tarmac.

Not exactly the luxurious flight Emirates promises in its commercials.

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