5 American Airways cabin crew members have been hospitalized as a precaution upon deplaning from their flight from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after staffers complained of noticing an “odor” onboard the plane.
Flight 1897 arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Worldwide Airport round 11 a.m. Friday from the Metropolis of Brotherly Love, reps for the provider confirmed to Fox Information immediately.
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“Shortly earlier than touchdown, crew members complained of an odor onboard,” a rep for the provider advised Fox Information by way of electronic mail. “The plane, an Airbus 320 with 137 passengers and a crew of 5, landed safely and taxied to the gate. Two pilots and three flight attendants requested to be taken to the hospital as a precaution.”
“No passengers requested medical consideration. The plane is being evaluated by our upkeep workforce,” she added.
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Images of the scene have been shared to Twitter by WPLG Native 10 reporter Ian Margol.
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