5 American Airlines Crew Members Taken To Hospital After Falling Ill On Flight From Philadelphia To Fort Lauderdale

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Fort Lauderdale — At least five people were taken to a hospital after becoming sick on a plane at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

The Broward Fire Department responded to the American Airlines flight around 12:00. The plane was evacuated as some passengers reported feeling dizzy.

“Two pilots and three flight attendants asked to be taken to the hospital as a precaution,” according to a statement from the airline. “The aircraft is being evaluated by our maintenance team.”

The patients were transported to Broward Health Medical Center—conditions unknown.

The incident is under investigation.

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