Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh, NC International Airport; Mass Casualty Incident Declared


WAKE COUNTY, NC — A Frontier Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport Wednesday evening.

Flight 1674 was scheduled to travel from Orlando to Philadelphia.

According to WRAL, multiple passenger fell ill and ‘requested medical assistance’ upon arrival—an infant child was also being treated.

Officials gave few details about what exactly prompted the emergency—but local media reports passengers complaining of an unknown odor.

Raleigh–Durham International Airport is the main airport serving Raleigh, Durham, and the surrounding Research Triangle region of North Carolina. It is located 4 ¹⁄₂ miles northeast of the town of Morrisville.

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