A foul smell that caused US passengers to vomit and others sick forced the pilot to land before reaching the intended destination,Sky News Said
The US Airways airbus had taken off from Charlotte, in the state of North Carolina, and was bound for Rome before it was diverted on Tuesday evening.
Airport spokeswoman Victoria Lupica said confirmed to the press that the US has been diverted after a foul odour on-board .
Five people were taken to hospital after the aircraft landed at Philadelphia International Airport, according to officials.
Local reports said some passengers had vomited and others had become ill.The plane continue to Rome with a new crew on Thursday morning.