Delta plane diverts after food poisoning scare

A Delta flight on its way to Atlanta had to make an unscheduled stop at Orlando International Airport to offload three passengers suffering from food poisoning.

The plane had departed Ecuador, but the condition of the three passengers was serious enough to warrant an early stop to get some medical attention. Two of the passengers were transported to a local hospital, the third refused any help.

The passengers did not become ill from any of the food served on the plane and it is not immediately clear whether they were traveling together.

None of the other passengers on the flight became ill, but I’m sure they were not too thrilled by the 3 hour delay. The Delta Airlines site shows the course of events, and clearly shows the delay and diversion.

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