Airline crew sick after flight


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (eTN) – An American Airlines crew was treated by paradmedics Saturday after they became sick when their plane landed at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Broward Sheriff’s authorities say fuel from a generator may have leaked into the aircraft’s cabin and the fumes may have made the crew sick.

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The eight-person crew complained of nausea and dizziness. Paramedics gave them oxygen and interviewed them. It was unclear if anyone was taken to the hospital. None of the passengers complained of sickness.

Inspectors with Broward Sheriff’s Fire-Rescue also examined the plane, which arrived from Haiti.