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Small Fuel Leak Discovered As Plane Readied For Takeoff At Newark Airport

Newark Liberty International Airport.
Newark Liberty International Airport. Photo Credit: EWR Facebook

No one was hurt when a fuel leak forced the evacuation of a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport Friday morning. 

United Airlines Flight 2251 bound for Mexico City was about to depart when the leak was discovered, WABC 7 reported. The plane taxied to a remote area and the passengers were safely removed. 

The plane was supposed to leave shortly before 10 a.m. 

The fuel leak was described as minor. 

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