By Tony Winterburn • 24 February 2020 • 10:40
A British Airways flight due to fly to Milan in Italy from Heathrow Airport was delayed and returned to the stand after three passengers demanded to be let off the plane.
The reason behind the incident this morning (February 24) is reported to be due to three passengers fears over coronavirus after hearing about the fourth dead in Northern Italy.
Italy has seen a huge spike in the number of coronavirus cases in recent days with confirmed cases rising above 100.
According to a witness aboard a BA flight to Milan the captain made the announcement over the loud speaker and the plane had to be pushed back.
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