Officials Are Investigating Why 6 People Suddenly Became Ill During a New Year’s Day Flight

Jan 02, 2019 - Time Magazine

At least six unrelated passengers reportedly fell ill aboard Frontier Airlines Flight 1397 from Cleveland to Tampa on New Year’s Day, prompting concerns that airport water fountains may have been to blame.

“They were just coming out of nowhere,” passenger Tiffany McKinney told WFLA. “Just throwing up, sick.”

Officials at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport shut down several of the facility’s water fountains after the individuals became ill, CNN reports. An airport spo...