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US Students Treated for Skin Irritation After Apparent Fuel-Dump From Plane Over School

23:25  14 january  2020
23:25  14 january  2020 Source:   nbclosangeles.com

Teachers sue Delta over plane's fuel dump near school playground

  Teachers sue Delta over plane's fuel dump near school playground Following the Delta Air Lines Flight 89 emergency fuel dump on Tuesday that landed on an elementary school grounds, four teachers drenched by the airliner filed a lawsuit against the company on Friday.The teachers say jet fuel rained down on them after it was ejected by the Boeing 777 that returned to the airport shortly after takeoff. According to the lawsuit, children and adults could "feel fuel on their clothes, flesh, eyes, and skin. "FuelThe teachers say jet fuel rained downon them after it was ejected by the Boeing 777 that returned to the airport shortly after takeoff.

Fuel dumping (or a fuel jettison) is a procedure used by aircraft in certain emergency situations before a return to the airport shortly after takeoff, or before landing short of its intended destination

A plane coming into land at LAX has reportedly dumped jet fuel on an elementary school playground, leaving 'multiple patients'. The aircraft is believed to have been operated by Delta, CBS reports, and was coming into its 'final approach' when the incident took place.

About 20 students were treated by firefighter Tuesday after a plane that was approaching Los Angeles International Airport dumped fuel over a nearby community.

Ambulances respond to a Cudahy elementary school after a report of a plane dumping fuel in the area. © Provided by NBC Los Angeles

Ambulances respond to a Cudahy elementary school after a report of a plane dumping fuel in the area.

Firefighters responded to an elementary school playground in the 8000 block of Park Avenue in Cudahy, about 15 miles east of LAX. About 20 students complained of skin irritation after the fuel dump, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

No one was transported to the hospital. Aerial video showed several ambulances at Park Avenue Elementary School.

Details about why the plane dumped fuel were not immediately available.

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