A flight to Fort Lauderdale from LaGuardia Airport in New York which is diverted to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Flight 779 left LaGuardia about 8:30 pm Myrtle Beach about 10 pm
The Myrtle Beach Fire Department said they were checked out at Myrtle Beach International Airport.
Several people were taken to Myrtle Beach television station WPDE reported.
One passenger on the flight, Brooklyn, New York, resident Darren Dtoy's Sewdass posted on the flight
A spokesperson for Miramar-based Spirit Airlines said the flight was diverted after "an odor developed in a section of the aircraft" Fort Lauderdale, WPDE reported.
At midnight, the Myrtle Beach Fire Department said "no substances have been found after extensive Monitoring of the aircraft. "
The diverted travelers eventually arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport shortly before 5 a.m., according to WPLG-Ch. 1
One passenger, Steven Costello, said the incident was alarming.
"Real bad, we did not even know what really happened," Costello told the station.
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