Airport water fountains tested after passengers get sick

A Frontier Airlines plane on the runway at Cleveland Hopkins Airport on Oct. 15 2018 in Cleveland Ohio

At least six passengers who traveled on Tampa-bound Frontier Airlines Flight 1397 on Tuesday fell ill after leaving Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

The city of Cleveland says while it's not known yet what caused the illnesses, Frontier Airlines reported that each of the sick passengers might have used a public drinking fountain before the flight.

The primary symptom was vomiting, Tampa International Airport officials told CBS Tampa affiliate WTSP.

Representatives from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport didn't immediately respond to Yahoo Lifestyle's request for comment.

However, Cleveland Airport spokeswoman Michele Dynia told CNN that it has shut down a handful of water fountains for out of caution.

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"The cause of the illness remains under investigation". No other passengers got sick at the airport.

"The sick air passengers have been taken off; they are being interviewed", a crew member can be heard telling travelers still stuck on the aircraft.

Six people were sickened on a flight from Cleveland to Tampa, Florida, according to our sister station ABC Action News (WFTS) in Tampa.

The water will also be tested as samples will be sent to a local Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lab, the city said. However, WFLA reported that healthy passenger Tiffany McKinney, said fellow travelers who fell ill "were coming out of nowhere. Passenger safety is Frontier's number one priority", the airline said.

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