Panic over sick passenger

10 Aug, 2014

A federal Customs and Border Protection agent says the arrival of a sick passenger believed to be from Liberia last Saturday caused confusion at Newark. The flight arrived at the gate and most passengers were allowed into the customs hall, while the sick passenger was taken to a hospital. For a low-level bomb scare, the plane is parked away from the airport.Airport managers went on the public address system and asked the passengers to separate themselves from people who had been on other flights and were not exposed to the vomiting patient.

A panic ensued. It was a disaster

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