Thursday, February 04, 2016

Incident occurred February 03, 2016 at Tulsa International Airport (KTUL), Oklahoma

Here is a statement released by the University: 
"TU athletics officials confirmed that a charter airline carrying the University of Tulsa men's basketball team today encountered mechanical difficulties and returned safely to Tulsa International Airport. The team was enroute to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for tomorrow nights basketball game at Temple. The plane departed TulsaAir at approximately 3:15 p.m. and returned at approximately 3:40 p.m. The team will leave today on a commercial flight to Philadelphia. The men's basketball team is scheduled to play at Temple in Philadelphia."

TULSA — An airplane made an emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport, Wednesday afternoon.

TIA's Personal Information Officer tells Tulsa's Channel 8 that an emergency alert was sent out on a plane due to the engine not working properly.

The plan was carrying over 30 passengers and landed just fine.

Tulsa's Channel 8 confirmed that TU men's basketball team was on the plane.

The team was heading out to a game, they're getting ready to leave on a commercial flight. 

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