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

A plane carrying New Zealand basketballer Steven Adams has been involved in a incident in mid-air

Twitter A plane carrying New Zealand basketballer Steven Adams has been involved in a incident in mid-air

The Oklahoma City Thunder are getting ready to take on the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night in Chicago, where the Oklahoma team is projected to win by nearly eight points.

3,966 Likes, 225 Comments - Carmelo Anthony (@carmeloanthony) on Instagram: "What possibly could we have hit in the SKY at this time of night?"

"I guess we hit something?"

He asked NASA and famous TV scientists Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson what happened, to no answer, but now Delta Airlines has revealed it was "likely" a bird. "30,000 feet up...", Josh Huestis tweeted at 1:09 a.m. central with a photo of the dented nose".

Following their loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team flew from Minneapolis to Chicago, where they will play the Bulls on Saturday night. Flying to chicago. What caused this?

The plane "likely encountered a bird" during its descent, a Delta Air Lines spokesman said in a statement, adding that the aircraft landed safely.

A spokesperson for the Oklahoma City Thunder told The Oklahoman newspaper that all of its players, staff and coaches were safe.

The Oklahoma City Thunder had a scary situation late Friday night. She said the Boeing 757-200 landed safely without incident at Chicago's Midway International Airport.

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