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November 06, 2009

AIRPORT MYSTERY

On Oct. 31, the London Fire Brigade searched a British Airways jetliner at Heathrow airport after six passengers became sick on a trans-Atlantic flight.

Firefighters in chemical suits ran tests inside the cabin of the Boeing 777 - BA Flight 184 from Newark, New Jersey - and the results were negative. The London Ambulance Service examined the passengers and none were found to be seriously ill.

INCIDENT REPORT
0641
G56 HEATHROW
CONFIRMED HAZMAT INCIDENT
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TERMINAL 5B, WAGTAIL ROAD, HEATHROW AIRPORT
A 777 aircraft at stand 582 landed at 07:05 hrs with 216 passengers and 14 crew on board, 6 passengers overcome in flight, cabin area and flight deck declared safe using DIM equipment by RRT crews in gas tight suits, 5 passengers treated by LAS, all remaining passengers disembarked from aircraft.