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Crews clean up fuel spill at Lindbergh Field

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Passengers were evacuated from a plane after a fuel spill was reported at Lindbergh Field on Tuesday.

It happened around 6 a.m. at Gate 29 in Terminal 2.

Hazmat crews raced to the plane after the fuel spill was reported. A worker filling up a plane noticed jet fuel spilling onto the ground after the tank was overfilled.

A total of 250 gallons were spilled, and it is now being cleaned up.

It does not appear that anyone was injured. As of this update, only one flight has been delayed.

 

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