May 11, 2014 11:34 am

US Airways flight diverted after attendants fall ill

A US Airways jet takes off from Pittsburgh International Airport on July 23, 2013 in Imperial, Pa.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Gene J. Puskar

PHILADELPHIA – A US Airways flight from Italy to Philadelphia has been diverted to Ireland after several flight attendants fell ill.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating Saturday’s incident involving Flight 715 from Venice.

Federal and airline officials have yet to say what caused several flight attendants to become nauseated and dizzy, with watery eyes. Officials say none of the 185 passengers on board was injured or sickened.

The flight landed at Dublin Airport on Saturday afternoon.

US Airways says doctors were examining the flight attendants while the airline arranged for the passengers to get to Philadelphia on other flights.

© The Canadian Press, 2014

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