Delta B772 at Los Angeles on Jan 14th 2020, engine compressor stalls, liquid rains onto school
Last Update: January 16, 2020 / 11:34:34 GMT/Zulu time
The Los Angeles Fire Department reported as result of the emergency landing they needed to respond to the Park Avenue Elementary School, located about 10nm short of the runway, with more than 70 fire fighters are reported of some liquid raining down onto the school playground, where two classes were outdoors. The liquid smelled like jet fuel. The fire fighters checked 17 children and 9 adults, none needed to be taken to a hospital.
The airline reported the aircraft performed an emergency fuel dump to reduce landing weight.
The FAA reported on Jan 16th 2020, that the crew failed to notify ATC before dumping fuel over densely populated areas of Los Angeles.
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