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Los Angeles airport incident: Delta plane dumps fuel on school playground, reports say

Los Angeles airport incident: Delta plane dumps fuel on school playground, reports say

Seventy firefighters and paramedics are assessing injuries at two elementary schools where officials believe a plane had dumped fuel on the way to Los Angeles International Airport, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing at the airport, where it took off, as children in Los Angeles and Cudahy, California reported noxious fumes and skin irritation.

Crews are responding to reports at 93rd Street Elementary and Park Avenue Elementary.

The fire department says it's working to confirm the substance, though "initial reports stated smell of jet fuel" in the area.

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