Passengers complain of fumes on Orlando-bound flight
American Airlines flight lands safely at OIA
ORLANDO, Fla. – Passengers complained of fumes Friday afternoon on a flight that landed at Orlando International Airport from Dallas, according to officials.
At least six people were evaluated on American Airlines flight 1684 after fumes and an odor were reported in the cabin, OIA spokesman Rod Johnson said.
None of the passengers required further medical treatment, officials said.
“Prior to landing in Orlando, (the flight) encountered a mechanical issue -- an odor in the cabin," American Airlines said in a statement. "The aircraft, an Airbus A321 with 190 passengers and a crew of six, landed safely and taxied to the gate."
The flight took off from Dallas International Airport at 12:17 p.m. ET and landed at OIA at 2:16 p.m., according to FlightAware.com. The plane taxied to Gate 53.
"We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience," the airline said.
The same plane traveled from Philadelphia to Dallas earlier Friday.
No other details have were released.
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