Plane held over Danish bird flu scare

20th Apr 2006

Copenhagen airport quarantined an airplane on Thursday, this was over fears that a flier had caught the bird flu virus. But her ailment turned out to be a stomach bug, airport police told Agence France Presse. Prior to landing the captain of an incoming Singapore Airlines aircraft warned Danish authorities that a passenger showed possible bird flu symptoms.

The aircraft with 275 passengers and 20 crew on board was directed to an isolation area at Kastrup airport.


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