One of the passengers allegedly fell into a diabetic coma.
In Spain, on the island of Mallorca, passengers escaped directly from the plane after the ship made an emergency landing at the airport of Palma de Mallorca in the Balearic Islands.
The New writes about this York Times and El Pais.
An Air Arabia plane flew from Casablanca (Morocco) to Istanbul. During the flight, the aircraft commander was informed that one of the passengers became ill and he urgently landed the plane at the Spanish airport in Palma.
The passenger was hospitalized, but it turned out that everything was fine with him. However, while he was hospitalized, other passengers, according to the police, escaped from the plane, climbed over the fence, leaving the airport.
The police believe that this was a planned act with the aim of illegally entering the territory of Spain. As a result, it caused chaos and the airport was suspended for about three hours.
In total, 24 passengers escaped. Law enforcement officers have already detained half of them.
The police did not reveal the identity of the hospitalized man, but said in a statement that he apparently fell into a diabetic coma during the flight. According to Spanish media reports, he was Moroccan. The passenger who accompanied him to the hospital also fled.
Detained passengers face deportation to their country of origin. But they can also appear before a Spanish court on charges of violating aviation regulations and possibly other charges.
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