Two students from Philadelphia, who had been travelling on a flight from Newark to Dublin, have been taken to Beaumont hospital for treatment for suspected food poisoning.
They had been travelling as part of a group of 24 university students, on a Continental Airlines flight.
It is understood that five people, who had eaten chicken at a party in New York became ill on board, and when the flight landed at 8am the aeroplane was quarantined.
A doctor was called and two people were taken to hospital.
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