United Airlines’ vomit comet

You may have read the news item about the United Airlines flight from Boston to LA that diverted to Chicago after a couple of passengers became ill, sparking off some sort of ghastly on-board chain reaction. Surely an overreaction – can’t have been that bad???

United sickbag.jpgWell, here’s the actual message from United’s despatch department chronicling the event:

FLT 167 BOS/LAX A/C 4664 DVRT ORD

MULTIPLE ILL PAX FROM TOUR GROUP

VOMITING AND OTHER ISSUES LAVS CANNOT

HANDLE AMOUNT OF ILLNESS. 14 SO SICK OUT OF 35

DOMESTIC EVENT NETWORK CALLED NUMEROUS

EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT TO MEET FLIGHT

Windy City indeed!

 

 

Pic: Sickbagman

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