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Mystery Smell Sickens 5 FAs In FLL

Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:53 am

This might have just crossed the wires.
Not much info, but 5 flight attendants were taken to the hospital after falling ill on bard a aircraft in FLL.
http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/Five-Fl...-From-Mystery-Smell-135193273.html
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RE: Mystery Smell Sickens 5 FAs In FLL

Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:54 pm

What Airline is this and it funny how only the FA's got sick, not the Capt and FO or any passengers. Most likely something they all ate from the airport or hotel.
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RE: Mystery Smell Sickens 5 FAs In FLL

Thu Dec 08, 2011 3:50 pm

It sounds to me like catering was delivered.
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RE: Mystery Smell Sickens 5 FAs In FLL

Thu Dec 08, 2011 3:57 pm

What kind of "news" is this with no identifiers of any kind? This "news" might as well be an unfounded rumor.

By the way, what type of aircraft using FLL would have five flight attendants?
 
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RE: Mystery Smell Sickens 5 FAs In FLL

Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:01 pm

Could have been a 757-300. UA/CO and Delta fly it--and I know DL flies it to FLL.
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RE: Mystery Smell Sickens 5 FAs In FLL

Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:09 pm

Quoting b727fa (Reply 4):
Could have been a 757-300. UA/CO and Delta fly it--and I know DL flies it to FLL.

B727fa,

You are actually more helpful than NBC.

Let me look around and see if any other media outlets know anything about this incident.
 
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RE: Mystery Smell Sickens 5 FAs In FLL

Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:09 pm

US Airways flight attendants preparing for a flight to PHL. No passengers on board at the time of the incident and HAZMAT team thinks it may be related to the APU.

http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com...dale-airport-over-mysterious-smell
 
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RE: Mystery Smell Sickens 5 FAs In FLL

Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:23 pm

The Miami CBS affiliate also has a better written blurb.

http://miami.cbslocal.com/2011/12/07...ts-transported-to-broward-hospital
 
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RE: Mystery Smell Sickens 5 FAs In FLL

Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:02 pm

Sounds like a dirty sock smell.
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