Several school children in California were injured after a Delta Airlines plane poured jet fuel over a playground early Tuesday.
CNN reports 17 children were injured at the playground of Park Avenue Elementary after jet fuel was dumped from Delta Flight 89 shortly before noon in Cudahy. The Los Angeles County Fire Department said a statement on Twitter that the children had minor injuries and six adults were also injured from the incident.
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“BN 13 and 3 units on-scene elementary school assessing multiple patients after apparent fuel dump by aircraft on final approach to LAX hits playground. 70 firefighters and paramedics on-scene and committed to providing care for those injured. FFs working to confirm substance dropped by aircraft, although initial reports stated smell of jet fuel in area.”