Mysterious illness causes fainting and panic, forcing American Airlines flight to turn around

January 28, 2016 8:45 PM

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An American Airlines plane was forced to turn around Wednesday when multiple people on board the London-to-Los Angeles flight were struck by a mysterious illness.

Passengers on the plane became fearful after one flight attendant collapsed and rumors of airborne contamination spread throughout the cabin, according to accounts from several people on board. The plane was in the air for more than two hours and was flying close to Keflavik in southwest Iceland and...

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