Diverted landing in SXF: Stopover by easyJet aircraft

16.07.2015

An easyJet EZY 4784 aircraft had to make a stopover at Schönefeld Airport at 16:45. The Airbus A320 was en route from Manchester to Tel Aviv with 175 passengers and six members of crew on board. Three passengers complained of discomfort during the flight. The pilot then opted to stop over at Schönefeld Airport.

On landing, the three passengers were brought to hospital from where they have meanwhile been discharged. A suspicion of carbon monoxide poisoning was not confirmed. The Airport Fire Brigade was unable to establish any increased CO values in measurements inside or outside the aircraft.

Twenty more passengers are currently under medical supervision at the airport.

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