Fuel Leak Prompts Evacuation of Airplane at Palm Beach International Airport

Zoonar RF/Thinkstock(PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- A fuel leak at Palm Beach International Airport prompted one flight to be evacuated via emergency slides on Thursday afternoon.

According to the airport, an American Airlines plane was on a taxiway when fuel leaked from the bottom of the aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration says that no one was injured in the incident, and that passengers were being taken back to the terminal by bus.

The flight was scheduled to leave Palm Beach for Philadelphia International Airport at 3:10pm ET. It was not clear when it would be rescheduled.

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