The man had previously performed a so-called gargle test, but tested negative. The authorities in Curaçao no longer recognize the results of such a test. Reason that the man was tested again with others before departure at Schiphol, with a swab from the throat and nose. The result of this came during the flight; he turned out to have lung disease among the members.
Topman Kers: “Looking back now, I would have preferred not to let this person travel. We always talk about safe and responsible, in this case it just did not go well.”