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Person Injured After Frontier Airlines Plane Evacuated

US Travel Airlines A Frontier Airlines plane sits at the gate at Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, Colorado on July 30, 2023. (Photo by Daniel SLIM/AFP) (Photo by DANIEL SLIM/AFP via Getty Images)

OAN’s Avril Elfie
5:37 PM – Thursday, March 28, 2024

One person was injured after a Frontier Airlines jet was forced to evacuate due to a “strong odor.”

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On Wednesday, Flight 1759 was scheduled to depart from Charlotte Douglas International Airport for Orlando, Florida.

“Yesterday evening, while Flight 1759 was checking in at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, a strong odor was detected throughout the aircraft. As a precautionary measure, the captain issued an evacuation advisory,” Frontier Airlines said. FOX business In a statement. “Passengers exited the aircraft via both the jet bridge and the evacuation slide. Initial reports indicate that no visible smoke or fire was observed,” the airline added. “All passengers will be re-accommodated on alternative flights.”

According to local reports, the passengers who were evacuated from the plane suffered minor injuries from the fall and were taken to a local medical facility.

A pagan said: queen city news He said he noticed a strange odor coming from the Airbus A321neo just before the lights went out.

Frontier Airlines also noted that there were 226 passengers on board the plane, and said, “We express our sincere apologies and concern to those affected and are investigating the cause of the accident.” .

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that a flight attendant reported the smell of smoke on board the aircraft, and that the incident would be investigated.

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