NIGHTMARE IN THE AIR! 13 Hours, 8 Toilets, and 26 Passengers Sick To Their Stomachs.


Passengers, believed to be a tour group traveling together became sick with food poisoning just before boarding the Qantas flight from Santiago, Chile to Sydney.

Statement from the NSW Ministry of Health:

The group developed vomiting and diarrhea on the plane consistent with norovirus infection.


When the flight landed – 16 patients were taken to the hospital suffering mass vomiting and diarrhea.