Emirates plane quarantined in NY with sick passengers: Airline

Jet quarantined at JFK after passengers fall ill on flight from Dubai

Federal health officials were on site at John F. Kennedy International Airport in NY this morning when a flight from Dubai had a number of passengers who were severely ill.

Rapper Vanilla Ice was one of 520 passengers aboard a plane traveling to New York's Kenneday Airport from Dubai that had to be quarantined upon arrival because about 100 passengers felt ill.

A representative for the airline said to Us Weekly that almost all of the passengers were evacuated around 12:00 pm, just one hour and fifteen minutes after the airplane hit the ground at the JFK International Airport.

All other passengers will be disembarking shortly.

Photos, taken by passengers inside the plane, show the flight crew leaving the aircraft.

The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey declined to discuss the matter further as the situation is ongoing.

The pilot raised concerns to air traffic controllers that many of his passengers appeared to be sick with fevers over 100 degrees Fahrenheit and several of them were coughing.

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In another tweet, Sykes said that after noticing the state of some of her fellow passengers even before the plane took off, "I asked for a mask but they don't have any".

Eric Phillips, a spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio, says representatives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were on the scene. The airline later confirmed that three passengers and seven crew were transferred to hospital for "further medical care and evaluation". "Symptoms still pointing to the flu", he tweeted.

He and the other passengers on his flight were released within a few hours, which was long enough to inspire Ice's social media followers.

All we have been told is that there are some sick passengers and that we need to remain on board.

Statement by Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton on Emirates Flight 203 at John F. Kennedy Airport.

The plane was taken to a "hard standing area", where paramedics and officials from the CDC were responding to the scene, the source said.

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