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15 people sick on Spirit Airlines flight about to take off in Las Vegas

Posted at 1:11 PM, May 08, 2019

LAS VEGAS — McCarran Airport in Nevada says 15 people requested medical attention after feeling ill from fumes on a Spirit Airlines flight Wednesday morning.

The flight was taxing on the runway about to depart, the airport says. Officials didn't say how many people were on board.

The fire department reported some people reported feeling shortness of breath.

This is a developing story.