185 passengers fall sick within minutes of boarding flight

As many as 185 passengers fell sick minutes after boarding a plane in Canada's Quebec airport, with 10 of them being rushed to hospitals.

Air Transat flight 782 to Florida's Fort Lauderdale was grounded on Thursday morning after all the passengers complained of various symptoms, including itchy eyes, dizziness and vomiting just before takeoff.

The plane was evacuated and all the passengers checked by paramedics.

Officials have launched an investigation after initial checks found the plane's air quality was safe. 

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