UNNECESSARY? Chinese officials said passengers on the first flight did not need protective gear, but crew on a later flight on a Chinese airline were properly equipped
Date: Mar 12, 2020
By: Yang Chun-hui and William Hetherington / Staff reporter, with staff writer
Just before the flight was scheduled to depart Hubei Province at 5pm, Chinese authorities attempted to add 30 passengers not on the original manifest, saying that there was “enough room in the cabin,” the source said.
They also refused to let passengers don protective clothing, saying it was “unnecessary,” the source said. [FULL STORY]