Thunder rattled after mysterious flight damage

Posted October 29, 2017

Oklahoma City Thunder's Friday night loss to the Timberwolves may have left fans wondering what happened in those final seconds.

Multiple players took to social media to post about the freakish situation, but the team said everyone is safe and sound, and the flight landed as planned and on schedule at Midway International Airport.

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A Thunder spokesperson said early Saturday that all players, staff and coaches were safe and en route to their hotel.

The Oklahoma City Thunder's plane is believed to have collided with a bird in mid-flight. She said the Boeing 757-200 landed safely without incident at Chicago's Midway International Airport. "Safety is Delta's top priority".

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Small forward Josh Huestis tweeted, "I guess we hit something?" At the time, the plane was flying at an altitude of 30 thousand feet.

Baffled center Steven Adams even took to Twitter to ask NASA, television personality and engineer Bill Nye, and renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson: "What caused this?".

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Carmelo Anthony shared the damage to the plane on his Instagram account, asking what could have caused the damage at that particular hour in the evening. "Everyone is Safe, Though". "Thank God the OKC Thunder team plane landed safely after hitting something in the sky".