Plane held at Nashville International Airport after passenger reports illness

Tennessee

Passengers aboard a plane at Nashville International Airport have been released after it was held on arrival.

A representative from American Airlines confirmed to News 2 that flight number 1289 from Los Angeles to Nashville had been held after someone displayed signs of illness.

The representative says the sick passenger has been cleared.

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was reportedly on the plane and tweeted about his experience.

The plane landed just before 5 a.m. and was held on the taxi way.

Specifics on the patient’s illness weren’t immediately released.

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