Mystery illness causes emergency landing - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Mystery illness causes emergency landing

A plane makes an emergency landing in Ft. Lauderdale after several passengers get sick.

The charter plane was heading from the Dominican Republic to Canada when eight passengers  fell ill.

Officials say the eight were taken to a local hospital where it was determined that they were not contagious.

Hospital authorities say it appeared that they got sick from something they ate or drank.  The remaining passengers continued on their flight to Canada.

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