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A Delta flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai was forced to return to LAX 24 minutes after it departed due to a mechanical issue, circling back over Los Angeles before landing:

When planes are forced to make unexpected landings, they'll often dump fuel, as a way to make the plane less heavy before it lands. Bizarrely, the Delta flight dumped its fuel over Los Angeles itself — directly onto a school playground filled with kids:

The fuel dumping was captured on video:

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