(Chicago) Six people were treated after the cabin lost pressure aboard a United flight Tuesday morning at O’Hare International Airport.
United Flight 1218 from Chicago to Denver returned to O’Hare aftre about an hour in the air to address a “cabin-pressurization issue” and requested paramedics to meet the flight, according to a statement from airline spokeswoman Karen May.
Firefighters responded to a report of sick people at O’Hare about 10 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.
Six people on the plane were treated for ear pain and nausea, according to fire media. They did not require hospitalization.
According to the airline, seven crew members and 174 passengers were aboard the Boeing 737-900.
The aircraft is being inspected and customers are being accommodated Tuesday afternoon, according to the statement.