US JetBlue flight diverted due to odor coming from cockpit

16:02  02 august  2017
16:02  02 august  2017 Source:   CBS News

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A JetBlue Airways plane heading from California to Florida was diverted to Oklahoma City early Wednesday due to an unknown odor coming from the cockpit , reports CBS Oklahoma City affiliate KWTV. JetBlue sent a plane from New York to WRWA to resume the flight .

PREVIOUSLY: A JetBlue flight from New York to Las Vegas was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, Tuesday morning after a man tried to storm the cockpit . JetBlue told the Amarillo Globe News that the plane landed " due to a medical situation involving the captain."

Emergency vehicles at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City early on August 2, 2017: oklahoma-city-will-rogers-airport-emergency-vehicles-080217.jpg © KWTV oklahoma-city-will-rogers-airport-emergency-vehicles-080217.jpg

A JetBlue Airways plane heading from California to Florida was diverted to Oklahoma City early Wednesday due to an unknown odor coming from the cockpit, reports CBS Oklahoma City affiliate KWTV.

The jetliner landed at Will Rogers World Airport (WRWA) at approximately 2:00 a.m., according to the flight tracking website FlightAware.

Soon after, members of the Oklahoma City Fire Department treated five of the plane's 135 passengers for breathing problems associated with the odor, KWTV says.

At least eight ambulances were called to the scene.

Oxygen tanks were used to help several passengers breathe, the station reports.

JetBlue sent a plane from New York to WRWA to resume the flight.

Authorities haven't determined the source of the odor. 

Parts of N.H. hospital evacuated after unknown odor detected .
<p>Two major sections of Exeter Hospital have been evacuated after patients and staff reported flu-like symptoms in the operating and emergency rooms of the New Hampshire facility, a town official wrote in an e-mail.</p>The source of the odor that is sickening both staff and patients remained a mystery Friday afternoon, Town Manager Russ Dean wrote in the e-mail. He said about 40 patients are believed to have been affected by the leak.

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