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Hazmat teams respond to BWI after flight attendant falls ill

Emergency response teams and hazardous materials crews responded to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airporton Thursday afternoon after a flight attendant on an inbound Southwest Airlines flight fell ill, airport officials said.

About 4:25 p.m., Southwest Flight 709 from Norfolk, Va., arrived at the airport with a flight attendant in need of medical attention, officials said.

The flight had originated in Denver and was bound for Chicago and later Dallas, but its stop in Baltimore was scheduled, officials said.

"It arrived right on time," said Whitney Kidd, an airport spokeswoman.

The plane, which had 139 passengers and flight crew...

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