Plane Carrying Minnesota Vikings Slides Off Runway
According to a tweet from the Minnesota Vikings, the plane carrying the team slid off the runway and got stuck in the snow.
The tweet said that the plane landed safely but then slid off while taxiing to the gate. As of 7:12 PM the players and staff were patiently waiting to exit the plane.
While taxiing after a safe landing, the team plane slid off the runway and became stuck. We are waiting patiently to exit the plane.— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) December 24, 2016
Green Bay airport has picked up almost 3" of wet snow since Friday afternoon.
Appleton Airport tweeted that a rear wheel left the taxiway as the plane was traveling to its gate. No injuries have been reported and airport personnel are currently working to get the players off the plane.
Approx 6:30pm Delta #8867 carrying Minnesota Vikings team had a rear wheel leave the taxiway en route to arrival gate.— Appleton Airport (@ATWairport) December 24, 2016
The flight landed safely. No injuries reported. Airport personnel now working to get people off the aircraft.— Appleton Airport (@ATWairport) December 24, 2016