The Latest: 10 sick crew members, passengers go to hospital

The Latest on the emergency response around a plane carrying sick passengers (all times local):

2 p.m.

Fire officials say 10 of the people who arrived sick to New York City on a flight from Dubai have been taken to a hospital.

Emirates airline says they included seven crew members and three passengers.

The plane was quarantined Wednesday at Kennedy Airport.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about 100 of the 520 people aboard the plane had complained of illness, including cough and fever.

Medical workers in masks and gloves took passengers’ temperatures on the tarmac while evaluating them.

News helicopters showed the jet sitting on the tarmac surrounded by ambulances, vehicles and airport personnel.

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Noon

A plane was quarantined at New York’s Kennedy Airport amid reports of numerous ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai.

There were conflicting reports about how many people were sick aboard the Emirates flight, which landed around 9:10 a.m. Wednesday.

The airline says about 10 passengers were ill and got medical attention “as a precaution.”

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about 100 of the 520 people aboard the plane were being evaluated after complaining of illness, including cough and fever.

Video from news helicopters showed the jet sitting on the tarmac surrounded by ambulances, vehicles and airport personnel.

Passengers were exiting the plane with their luggage and getting on to buses.

A New York police counterterrorism division tweeted it appeared to be a “medical situation.”

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11:10 a.m.

A plane has been quarantined at New York’s Kennedy Airport when about 10 passengers became ill aboard a flight from Dubai.

The Emirates flight landed around 9:10 a.m. Wednesday. The airline says the passengers were getting medical attention “as a precaution.”

Video from news helicopters showed the jet sitting on the tarmac surrounded by ambulances, vehicles and airport personnel.

Passengers were exiting the plane with their luggage and getting on to buses.

Representatives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were on the scene.

A New York police counterterrorism division tweeted it appeared to be a “medical situation.”

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This story has been corrected to delete a reference to an erroneous tweet from the mayor’s spokesman saying the flight stopped in Mecca.

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10:40 a.m.

A plane has been quarantined at New York’s Kennedy Airport amid reports of ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai.

The Emirates flight landed around 9:10 a.m. Wednesday. The airline says about 10 passengers were sick and were getting medical attention “as a precaution.”

Video from news helicopters showed the jet sitting on the tarmac surrounded by ambulances, vehicles and airport personnel.

Representatives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were on the scene.

Eric Phillips, a spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio, tweeted that the flight stopped in Mecca, which is experiencing a flu outbreak, and “early indications point to that as a possibility.”

A New York police counterterrorism division tweeted it appeared to be a “medical situation.”

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10:30 a.m.

The New York City mayor’s office says a plane has been quarantined at New York’s Kennedy Airport amid reports of numerous ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai.

The Emirates flight landed around 9:10 a.m. Wednesday.

Video from news helicopters showed the jet sitting on the tarmac surrounded by ambulances, emergency vehicles and airport personnel.

Eric Phillips, a spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio, says representatives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were on the scene.

Phillips tweeted that the flight stopped in Mecca, which is experiencing a flu outbreak, and “early indications point to that as a possibility.”

Airline representatives did not immediate respond to an email.

A New York police counterterrorism division tweeted it appeared to be a “medical situation.”

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10:20 a.m.

The New York City mayor’s office says a plane has been quarantined amid reports of numerous ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai that arrived at New York’s Kennedy Airport.

The Emirates flight landed at about 9:10 a.m. Wednesday.

Video from news helicopters showed the jet sitting on the tarmac surrounded by emergency vehicles and ground control personnel.

A spokesman for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says representatives of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were on the scene.

Airline representatives did not immediate respond to an email requesting information.

A New York Police Department counterterrorism division tweeted that it was monitoring what appeared to be a “medical situation.”