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Delta passengers fall ill after sitting on delayed plane in extreme heat

For nearly three hours on Monday, Delta passengers on Flight 555 sat in extreme heat waiting for their plane to take off. Some passengers became seriously ill — vomiting and passing out.

Multiple passengers and at least one crew member were seen by first responders.

We ask Leslie Josephs, airline reporter at CNBC, how something like this could happen

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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