Flight Lands In Buffalo With Sick Crew

Was on its way to San Diego from Boston

Richard Root
August 11, 2017 - 2:46 am

Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - A Jet Blue flight headed to San Diego from Boston was diverted to Buffalo Niagara International Airport Thursday night.

NFTA Police say Jet Blue Flight 19 was headed to San Diego when several crew members reported feeling dizzy.  The plane landed safely in Buffalo around 7 p.m.  

126 passengers plus crew members evacuated the plane upon arrival.  

The pilot and two flight attendants were taken to ECMC as a precaution.  There are no reports of any passengers becoming ill.

A backup plane was brought in and Flight 19 passengers left Buffalo around 10 p.m.

The cause of the crew's dizziness is being investigated.

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