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Thunder's charter plane damaged flying to Chicago, lands safely

29 October 2017

"We had a rough flight to say the least", Steven Adams said in tweet asking NASA, Neal deGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye what could have caused it.

Nobody on the plane was injured, however, the plane was left with a huge dent in the nose.

The Thunder were travelling Minnesota where they narrowly lost 119-116 to the Timberwolves but apparently didn't notice anything unusual about the flight.

Despite the scary incident, according to WISN12, no one was injured as a result of the damaged plane. "30,000 feet in the air". Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger guided the plane onto the icy waters around New York City, leading to the safe disembarkment of all 155 people onboard.

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Delta Airlines spokeswoman Elizabeth Wolf said maintenance was evaluating the situation and that the damage was likely caused by a collision with a bird.

A Thunder spokesperson said early Saturday that all players, staff and coaches were safe and en route to their hotel.

Small forward Carmelo Anthony posted a picture of the battered plane on his Instagram account reassuring fans everyone on board was OK. The aircraft, a Boeing 757-200, landed without incident and customers deplaned normally. "Thank God the OKC Thunder team plane landed safely after hitting something in the sky".

Thunder's charter plane damaged flying to Chicago, lands safely