Spirit Airlines is the trouble with fragrances again.
A flight in the direction of Tampa, Fla., was forced to turn around and land back in Atlantic City, N. J., and, as a result of the presence of an unusual odor. This is not the first time something like this has been done by using a Spirit Airlines flight.
The incident took place early on Saturday morning, WPVI in Philadelphia reports. When the plane landed, the four flight attendants were allegedly taken from the plane on stretchers, although the airline says that it is only out of an “abundance of caution.”
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A spokesperson for Spirit Airlines told Fox News, “Flight 341 from Atlantic City to Tampa to return to the gate following reports of a unusual smell. Reports of smoke in the cabin and cockpit are unfounded and incorrect. No guests reported any injuries, and we are now in the process of bringing them to their final destination. Out of an abundance of caution, the flight Attendants will be evaluated by the medical staff. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.”
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This past April, and in May, Spirit Airlines has had a series of flights will be affected by the unusual odour. On the 8th of May, in a plane, in preparation for the start of the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas and had to go back to the gate. Eight people were said to have been transported to local hospitals.
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On the 24th of April, a flight from Baltimore to Fort Lauderdale and was forced to return because of an “unknown smell,” resulting in seven people being treated at local medical facilities as a precautionary measure, the Spirit confirmed it. On the 3rd of May, a Spirit, a flight from Los Angeles to Denver, and then turned back due to a strange odor in the cabin, which resulted in one person being transported to a hospital. And on the 5th of May, another flight from Dallas to Orlando was diverted to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and the reports of the smell,” he is a Spirit, a spokesperson has since said it was actually due to a sick passenger, the Associated Press reported.
This article includes additional reporting by Michael Bartiromo.