Alaska passengers, crew treated after inhaling fumes from de-icer

12/26/2008 | Wall Street Journal, The

An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to return to the gate at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Wednesday after dozens of passengers and crew were sickened by fumes from de-icing chemicals. Eighteen passengers and nine airline employees were treated for eye irritation by paramedics, and a new plane was brought in to continue the flight to Burbank, Calif. Alaska Air Group said it was studying the Boeing 737-800 to determine how the chemical fumes entered the cabin.

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