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US plane makes emergency landing in Iceland

An airlines plane makes emergency landing
Crew members had complained of dizziness amid reports of fumes

A US passenger jet has made an emergency landing in Iceland after reports of chemical fumes in the cabin.

A spokesman for Keflavik airport outside Reykjavik said several crew members on the American Airlines flight had complained of dizziness.

The Boeing 767 landed safely just after 1345 GMT, Fridthor Eydal told Associated Press. No-one was injured.

The flight, with 145 people on board, was travelling from Paris to Fort Worth in Texas.

The plane was diverted after five crew members said they felt ill in the cooking area after reports of fumes in the cabin.

The source of the fumes was being investigated, said Mr Eydal.



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