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Fuel leak discovered on Houston flight shortly after takeoff

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Amarillo, TX - A United Airlines flight out of Amarillo had to make an unexpected turn back Wednesday afternoon.

About 15 minutes after take-off, passengers on board the flight were told crews had found a fuel leak and needed to return to Rick Husband International.

Airport haz-mat crews and emergency services were on hand for the return landing.

After unboarding, passengers were assigned to a different plane.