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Five American staff members in the hospital after noticing of the ‘smell’ on plane

“Shortly before landing, the crew complained of a smell on board,” a rep for the carrier, told Fox News via e-mail.
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Five American Airlines cabin crew members were hospitalized as a precaution on deplaning from their flight from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after staff members smelled a strange, mysterious “fragrance” on board of the aircraft.

Flight 1897 arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport around 11 a.m. Friday from the City of Brotherly Love, representatives of the carrier confirmed to Fox News today.

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Five American Airlines cabin crew members were hospitalized as a precaution on deplaning from their flight from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after staff members complained about the marks of a “smell” on board of the aircraft.
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“Shortly before landing, the crew complained of a smell on board,” a rep for the carrier, told Fox News via e-mail. “The plane, an Airbus 320 with 137 passengers and a crew of five, landed safely and taxied to the gate. Two pilots and three flight attendants asked to be taken to the hospital as a precaution.”

“No passengers requested medical attention. The aircraft is being evaluated by our maintenance team,” she added.

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Photos of the scene were shared on Twitter by WPLG Local 10 reporter Ian Margol.

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