Frontier A321 at Cleveland and Tampa on Jan 1st 2019, six passengers become sick

Last Update: January 2, 2019 / 21:07:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
F9-1397

Aircraft Registration
N715FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Frontier Airbus A321-200, registration N715FR performing flight F9-1397 from Cleveland,OH to Tampa,FL (USA), was enroute when six passengers became ill, the passengers vomitted and suffered from nausea. The aircraft continued to Tampa for a safe landing. Emergency services awaited the aircraft, examined and treated the sick passengers, who could be released shortly afterwards.

Emergency services in Tampa reported four adults and two children became sick showing signs of nausea, the passengers vomitted. They all refused further treatment.

The airline reported the cause of the illnesses is under investigation.

Cleveland Airport reported they shut down all water fountains in the terminal area as a precaution while looking into the possibility of the water fountains being connected to the illnesses.

Cleveland's Department of Health stated, that water borne illnesses usually have a longer incubation period than observed in this case. Testing of the water fountains was immediately initiated but will take 24-48 hours until results are known, interviews with all six affected passengers are being conducted. The administration pointed out that more than 11,000 passengers passed through the terminal with no other passengers reporting illnesses.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
F9-1397

Aircraft Registration
N715FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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