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Noxious fumes

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Here’s the text to the listening from yesterday.


A Airbus A330, with 135 passengers and 14 crew members, was en route at FL340 when the crew decided to divert to an alternative airport. The pilots stated that there was a medical emergency on board. 11 crew members and 2 passengers felt sick and had red eyes, some of them also vomited. The aircraft landed safely at its alternative airport 20 minutes after diverting and everyone who felt unwell was taken to hospital. A subsequent examination of the plane indicated that there was a problem with the air conditioning system on the plane which caused noxious fumes to be vented into the air supply on board.