Former president Jimmy Carter hospitalized in Ohio

FILE-- Former President Jimmy Carter speaks at The Carter Center Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Erik S. Lesser)

September 28, 2010 10:06:33 AM PDT
An airport spokeswoman says former President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized in Cleveland.

Carter was a passenger on a commercial flight to Cleveland on Tuesday morning and became ill.

Jackie Mayo, a spokeswoman at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, says Carter was taken off the plane by rescue crews.