CHICAGO (AP) – Delta Airlines officials say a charter flight carrying the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team from Minneapolis to Chicago apparently encountered a bird when it was landing.READ MORE: Kenny Pickett Passes Dan Marino For Single Season Passing Touchdown Record
The early Saturday incident on Delta 8935 to Midway International Airport prompted several players, including Carmelo Anthony , Josh Huestis , and Steven Adams , to post photos on social media showing the caved-in nose of their plane. Adams’ Twitter post said “we had a rough flight to say the least.”READ MORE: Clifford's Three Touchdown Passes Not Enough For Penn State, Losing 30-27 To Michigan State
Delta Airlines spokeswoman Elizabeth Wolf said Saturday morning that maintenance is evaluating the situation. She says the Boeing 757-200 landed without incident.
A spokesperson for the team tells The Oklahoman newspaper that all of their players, staff and coaches were safe. The team plays the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.
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30000 feet in the air.
Flying to chicago.
What caused this? pic.twitter.com/uEVrEm7noi
— Steven Adams (@RealStevenAdams) October 28, 2017
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