Jet quarantined in New York after reports of sick passengers

  • Sranivasa Rao, center, from Floral Park, Queens, N.Y., updates reporters about his flight aboard an Emirates airline after an emergency was declared when the plane landed at JFK Airport with ill passengers on a flight from Dubai, Wednesday Sept. 5, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Emergency response crews gather outside a plane at New York’s Kennedy Airport amid reports of ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NEW YORK — A large commercial jet from Dubai caused a scare on Wednesday after a pilot radioed that it would be landing at New York’s Kennedy Airport carrying several passengers and crew members who fell ill with flu-like symptoms.

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