American Airlines Rejects Takeoff in Florida after Fuel Leak; 24 Injured

Sunday, July 24, 2016
By George Hatcher

american airlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-1822 had to reject takeoff at Palm Beach International Airport, West Palm Beach, Florida, on July 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 was taking off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the crew reported a fuel leakage.

The flight was cancelled. The passengers were disembarked via slides.

A flight attendant and 23 passengers complained about neck and back injuries, burning eyes, itchy skin and breathing difficulties. The injured were taken to hospitals.

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