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This is pretty bizarre as far airport stories go, but it's better the ammonia fumes spread throughout the airport rather than a plane where passengers would have no chance to breath fresh air.

Fumes coming from a toilet at Berlin’s Tegel airport on Saturday sickened 53 people, local media reported.

What kind of fumes? Apparently a cleaning crew used too much ammonia in cleaning the toilet overnight, according to, an English-language news site in Germany.

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