MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami to Atlanta Delta flight was delayed at Miami International Airport Thursday morning after crewmembers fell ill inside the aircraft.READ MORE: Exclusive: South Florida Children Speak Out About Their Moderna Vaccinations
Authorities said flight number 940 was leaving for Atlanta when crewmembers began complaining of a smell and asked for medical attention.
It happened at around 8:30 a.m. while the plane was on the tarmac, authorities said.READ MORE: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Offers State Ports To Help End Supply-Chain Crisis
A total of three patients were transported to Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables, a fourth person refused transport, according to authorities.
On Thursday morning, Delta released the following statment: “Delta apologizes to customers on flight 940 from Miami to Atlanta following a delay due to a crew illness that resulted in a crew swap prior to boarding.”
There is no word on their condition at this time or what may have caused their illness.MORE NEWS: Congratulations To Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Recruit Class 147 Graduation
The plane was rescheduled to depart later in the day.