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UNDIAGNOSED ILLNESS – INFLIGHT: (ITALY TO USA) REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
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Date: Sun 11 May 2014
Source: RTE News [edited]
<http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0510/616520-us-airways-flight-diverted-to-dublin/>


A US Airways flight traveling from Venice [Italy] to Philadelphia
[USA] has been diverted to Dublin [Ireland] Airport, after a number of
crew members became ill. The plane was forced to land at Dublin
airport at 3.15 pm this afternoon [11 May 2014] after a number of
people on board complained of nausea and dizziness. Airport emergency
services along with paramedics from the HSE were on site when the
plane landed.

A spokesperson for the HSE [Health Service Executive, Ireland] said
this evening, 11 May 2014, that 9 people were taken to Beaumont
Hospital [Dublin] for observation. 185 passengers were on board US
airways flight 715 which was travelling from Venice to Philadelphia.

A spokesperson for the Dublin Airport Authority has said the flight
has now been cancelled and the passengers have disembarked. It’s
understood the passengers will be accommodated in Dublin overnight as
arrangements are made for them to continue their journey.

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