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(PHILADELPHIA) — On Tuesday night, the Philadelphia International Airport evacuated 177 passengers from a plane after several people became ill, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

US Airways Flight 720 departed from Charlotte, N.C. with the destination to Rome at 7:30 p.m., but the plane landed in Philadelphia at 10:19 p.m. because people were getting sick on board.

The ill passengers were sent to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. First responders are investigating what may have sickened the flyers.

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