Airline passengers put in quarantine at Pearson


Toronto – More than 70 passengers returning from Tel Aviv were placed in quarantine at Pearson International airport last night after a number of travellers fell ill. Three passengers were taken to hospital.

The plane, Air Canada flight 085 from Tel Aviv, was carrying about 200 passengers.

Air Canada representative Angela Mah said that over the course of the flight, three people travelling with an organized group fell ill, although one passenger said as many as eight were sick.