Sun. Feb 23rd, 2020

WATCH: Plane dumps fuel which falls over children at school playground in southern California

Fuel apparently dumped by an aircraft returning to Los Angeles International Airport fell onto an elementary school playground Tuesday, fire officials said. The incident happened at Park Avenue Elementary in Cudahy, California, just after noon on Tuesday, inspector Sean Ferguson of the Los Angeles County Fire Department told CNN.Seventeen children received minor injuries from the dump, and six adults were also injured, the Los Angeles Fire Department public information officer tweeted.The flight tracking website FlightAware shows that Delta Air Lines Flight 89 to Shanghai, China, departed LAX and circled back over Southern California and returned to the airport Tuesday. News footage at the scene showed numerous police and emergency vehicles at the school. I is located about 13 miles (24 kilometers) miles east of Los Angeles.An email and telephone message seeking comment was left with the airline.A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman did not have any immediate information.CNN and Associated Press contributed to this report.

Fuel apparently dumped by an aircraft returning to Los Angeles International Airport fell onto an elementary school playground Tuesday, fire officials said.

The incident happened at Park Avenue Elementary in Cudahy, California, just after noon on Tuesday, inspector Sean Ferguson of the Los Angeles County Fire Department told CNN.

Seventeen children received minor injuries from the dump, and six adults were also injured, the Los Angeles Fire Department public information officer tweeted.

The flight tracking website FlightAware shows that Delta Air Lines Flight 89 to Shanghai, China, departed LAX and circled back over Southern California and returned to the airport Tuesday.

News footage at the scene showed numerous police and emergency vehicles at the school. I is located about 13 miles (24 kilometers) miles east of Los Angeles.

An email and telephone message seeking comment was left with the airline.

A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman did not have an

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