25 people, involving 20 crew and 5 passengers, were hospitalized in Vancouver after toxic fumes filled the cabin of British Airways Flight BA-286. Among the affected were the 3 pilots responsible for manning the flight.
The Airbus A380-800 was traveling from San Francisco to London when during the flight passengers and crew began feeling ill. The flight declared a medical emergency and diverted to Calgary, Canada.
Upon landing, the plane was met by ambulances which took the 25 feeling ill to the hospital. None of those affected by the fumes were treated for smoke inhalation, however.
An article of this incident can be found here.
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