Five American Airlines crew members were hospitalized after becoming overcome with fumes on a plane at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Thursday, officials said.

Shortly before landing, crew members complained of an odour on board a spokeswoman said.

The Airbus 320 with 137 passengers and a crew of five, landed safely and taxied to the gate. Two pilots and three flight attendants asked to be taken to the hospital as a precaution.

No passengers requested medical attention.

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