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Was Something In The Water? Cleveland Seeks Answers After Air Passengers Fall Ill

Six passengers were stricken on the Tampa-bound flight, prompting Cleveland airport officials to shut down and clean water fountains.
A Frontier Airlines plane at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in 2014. On Tuesday, passengers were delayed in Tampa after six passengers on a Frontier flight out of Cleveland became sick. Source: Michael Francis McElroy

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport temporarily shut down water fountains in its Concourse A and is sanitizing them after several passengers became ill aboard a Tampa-bound Frontier Airlines flight on Tuesday.

At least six

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