Deicer fumes affect plane passengers

SEATAC Airport, Wash. - December 24, 2008 - Paramedics treated 26 people and seven - all five crew members and two other airline employees on board - decided to go to a hospital, said an airline spokeswoman, Caroline Boren.

All 143 passengers decided to board another plane and continue the flight, she said. None of the injuries appeared serious.

The problem developed as Flight 528 was preparing to take off a flight to Burbank, Calif. Boren said there have been no other deicer problems during a week of snow in the Seattle area.

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