Three hospitalized after JetBlue plane makes emergency landing at Norfolk International Airport

Posted at 5:41 PM, Oct 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-01 17:41:41-04

NORFOLK, Va. – Three people are in the hospital after a JetBlue plane made an emergency landing at Norfolk International Airport Monday morning.

According to a spokesperson with the Administration and Operations division of the Norfolk Airport Authority, the plane landed around 8:05 a.m. due to a passenger who was experiencing a medical event. The passenger was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Shortly thereafter, two other passengers complained of unrelated symptoms and were also taken to the hospital.

The plane left Norfolk International around 2 p.m. Monday. The spokesperson said the flight originated from Newark, New Jersey, and was headed to the Dominican Republic.

There is no further information on the passengers’ conditions.

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