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Delta has tough questions to answer from the FAA about why it dumped jet fuel over a school during an emergency landing at LAX

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The FAA said it was investigating why a Delta flight dumped jet fuel over a residential Los Angeles neighborhood on Tuesday.
At least 44 children people at several elementary schools, including children, were treated by paramedics after coming into contact with the fuel.
The Delta flight declared an emergency shortly after take-off from LAX due to an "engine issue," and was returning to the airport.
Planes dump fuel as an emergency measure to make them light enough to land soon after takeoff.
However, they are supposed to dump fuel over unpopulated areas, and at high...
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A plane returning to LAX dumped jet fuel on children at a nearby elementary school

A plane returning to LAX dumped jet fuel on children at a nearby elementary school

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Students and staff at an elementary school in Los Angeles County were hit by jet fuel dumped by a plane flying overhead.
17 children and nine adults were treated by paramedics, the Los Angeles County Fire Department told Business Insider.
The fuel appeared to be dumped by a plane that was returning to Los Angeles Airport shortly after taking off.
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