The Emirates flight from Dubai is quarantined at JFK after a hundred passengers became ill

A flight from the Emirates airline from Dubai to New York City has been quarantined after almost 100 passengers reported feeling sick

Emirates flight from Dubai is quarantined at John F Kennedy International Airport after HUNDRED passengers became ill with "100 degree fever and cough"

Valerie Edwards for Dailymail.com

A flight from the Emirates airline from Dubai to New York City has been quarantined after almost 100 passengers reported feeling sick.

The plane landed at the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday morning shortly after 9 a.m.

Airport officials said Emirates flight 203 carried 500 passengers when 100 of them reported feeling sick.

A flight from the Emirates airline from Dubai to New York City has been quarantined after almost 100 passengers reported feeling sick

A flight from the Emirates airline from Dubai to New York City has been quarantined after almost 100 passengers reported feeling sick

The plane landed at the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday morning shortly after 9 a.m.

The plane landed at the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday morning shortly after 9 a.m.

The plane landed at the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday morning shortly after 9 a.m.

The pilot informed the air traffic controllers that many of his passengers appeared to be ill with fevers of more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit and several of them were coughing.

According to NBC, Port Authority Police officers and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were waiting in a parking area to check passengers after they landed.

Airport officials said Emirates flight 203 carried 500 passengers when 100 of them reported feeling sick

Airport officials said Emirates flight 203 carried 500 passengers when 100 of them reported feeling sick

Airport officials said Emirates flight 203 carried 500 passengers when 100 of them reported feeling sick

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