JetBlue says crew members sickened by nail polish remover

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JetBlue Airways says fumes from nail polish remover caused two crew members to become ill on a flight from Boston to Charleston, South Carolina.

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Airline spokesman Doug McGraw said Thursday that the employees asked to be checked out after Wednesday's flight landed in Charleston, and they were later released from a hospital. No passengers became ill, he said.

It's the third time in the last week that employees or passengers have reported becoming ill from odors on a JetBlue flight. Emergency workers boarded a plane after it made an emergency stop in Buffalo, New York, and treated a flight attendant in the terminal.

JetBlue says it has installed carbon air filters to reduce odors on planes.