Fuel gushes from plane, covers New Jersey runway

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Fuel Gushes from Plane, Covers Runway

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A flight from Newark to Venice had to be cancelled Tuesday night after passengers in a neighboring plane noticed something gushing out of the wing of United Flight 170.

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Video and photos posted to social media showed a liquid flowing from the edge of the plane's wing and spilling across part of the runway, NJ.com reported.

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United said it was a fuel leak, but didn't say where the leak came from, NJ.com reported.

The flight returned to the gate and did not take off for it’s 6:55 p.m. trip to Italy.

Passengers were taken to a hotel and United planned to book them on a flight Wednesday, The Associated Press reported.

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