BA passengers and crew treated for smoke inhalation after flight diverted

first_img 6 Comments Source: Vancouver Airport/Twitter A BRITISH AIRWAYS flight from San Francisco to London has been diverted to the Canadian city of Vancouver after members of crew became ill, the airline has said.25 passengers and crew are in hospital after the plane declared a medical emergency.Reports say the flight made an emergency landing in Vancouver last night, according to the BBC.Emergency vehicles could be seen surrounding the craft at the airport at around midnight last night (local time), Canadian broadcaster CBC reported. By Daragh Brophy CBC’s report quoted a spokesperson for Vancouver Coastal Health hospitals, who confirmed that 25 passengers and crew were hospitalised suffering from smoke inhalation.Read: Massive cocaine haul uncovered in ‘torpedo-like’ device off Clare > Short URL 11,745 Views Tuesday 25 Oct 2016, 1:09 PM BA passengers and crew treated for smoke inhalation after flight diverted The flight from San Francisco to London was diverted to Vancouver after members of crew became ill. center_img Image: Yui Mok http://jrnl.ie/3045148 Share5 Tweet Email Oct 25th 2016, 1:09 PM #BA286 has landed safely at YVR. Medical personnel on scene to assist.— Vancouver Airport (@yvrairport) October 25, 2016 Image: Yui Mok Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img