Plane di­verted due to sick crew

7 Days in Dubai - - GLOBAL NEWS -

Bri­tish Air­ways said a plane trav­el­ling from San Fran­cisco to Lon­don di­verted to Van­cou­ver af­ter mem­bers of the crew re­ported feel­ing ill. The air­line said the 22 crew mem­bers and about two pas­sen­gers have been taken to hospi­tal for med­i­cal checks as a pre­cau­tion. The Air­bus A380 took off about 7pm on Mon­day and landed in Van­cou­ver sev­eral hours later. BA said it is in­ves­ti­gat­ing the cause of the in­ci­dent. The jet can hold 469 pas­sen­gers but BA did not say ex­actly how many were aboard. Pas­sen­gers have been put up in ho­tels and will be re­booked on other flights.

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