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17 July 2017, 04:28 | Kenneth Drake
Plane evacuated after passenger 'passed gas'
Someone on an American Airlines plane "passed gas" Sunday afternoon, causing passengers to become sick and forcing everyone to be removed from the jet.
According to officials with Raleigh-Durham International Airport, the incident happened when the flight landed at 4 p.m. An American Airlines spokesman later refuted the report of a passenger passing gas, saying the odor came from a mechanical issue on the aircraft.
In what may very well be a first, a passenger who "passed gas" forced the plane to reroute and land. Officials said later that it was a "medical call". "But it is not due to "passed gas" as mentioned," Feinstein said.
A second spokesperson told Telegraph Travel: "The story is not true". When there is contamination from hazardous chemicals as the air is bled through the engines to pressurise the cabin, a "fume event" can be declared, which sometimes leads to passengers and crew becoming unwell.
In January 2016, a passenger passed a note to a flight attendant suggesting an announcement inquiring about the health of a fellow traveler, The Telegraph reported.
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