An MD-83 (reg. N786TW) skidded off runway at Detroit-Willow Run Airport, Michigan (USA).
The aircraft of charter Ameristar airline was carrying the University of Michigan Basketball team to Washington. It rejected takeoff and exited the runway. The McDonnell Douglas plane is almost 25 years old.
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- UPDATE 2115 UTC FAA confirming the airport is closed until tomorrow.
- UPDATE 2108 UTC The runway is closed says FAA.
- UPDATE 2103 UTC No injuries reported.
Michigan’s basketball team plane involved in an accident. Everyone is okay, no injuries.
Viewer emailed us this photo from airport. pic.twitter.com/cT6ExEyp4Q
— Brad Galli (@BradGalli) March 8, 2017
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