Moments before takeoff on August 5 Lufthansa Air Flight LH-1053, heading from Paris to Frankfurt, had strong odors diffuse from the front to the end of the aircraft.

Despite the odor, the pilots decided to commit to the takeoff. Ten minutes into the air, flight attendants began reporting they felt increasingly sick.

By the time the flight landed in Frankfurt, all flight attendants reported feeling ill and were sent to the hospital. 81 days after the incident, all three crew members still remain on sick leave.

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