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Cleveland to Las Vegas flight diverted to Chicago due to medical emergency

Published: Dec. 24, 2018 at 8:24 PM EST
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CHICAGO, IL (WOIO) -A flight from Cleveland to Las Vegas was diverted to Chicago O’Hare International Airport Monday evening.

Spirit Airlines confirmed flight NK1069 was diverted after a passenger began exhibiting obvious signs of illness.

They tell us the decision to divert was made after consulting an independent medical service, who advised immediate medical attention for the afflicted passenger.

The flight was delayed for approximately 45 minutes before departing for Las Vegas.

Spirit could not provide passenger details due to privacy rules, but did say: “We wish them the best.”

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