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SANFORD, Fla. – Passengers are sharing their stories after a mid-air scare.

It happened on an Allegiant Airlines flight from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Orlando, FL.

The Allegiant Airlines plane with most of the passengers from the diverted flight landed safely in Sanford 1:00 a.m. Monday.

Passenger Dominic Clark shared this cellphone video he took as he and other passengers gasped for air inside the cabin of the flight Sunday night.

In the video, you can see Clark and his sisters breathing with oxygen masks that had just dropped from the ceiling.

“I knew something was wrong when my ears started popping and my chest locked up a little bit and the thing dropped from the ceiling,” said Dominick Clark, Passenger.

Allegiant Airlines says nearly 2 hours into the flight from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Orlando there was a sudden change in cabin pressure.

“All I did was put my head between my legs and just waited til we landed,”Alicia Clark, Passenger.

The plane was diverted to Greenville, South Carolina because of the emergency.

Most of those passengers got to Sanford, Fla. on another flight.

Allegiant Airlines is offering a refund to the passengers as well as a travel voucher.

Allegiant also paid for their hotel.

 

 

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