Published: Sep 28, 2010 5:51 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 28, 2010 2:51 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) - 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.