TU basketball team makes emergency landing

Posted at 5:06 PM, Feb 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-03 18:08:02-05

TULSA – The entire University of Tulsa men's basketball team were on board a chartered flight that was forced to make an emergency landing Wednesday. 

The Embraer Regional Jet took off around 3:30 p.m. to head towards Philadelphia for an upcoming game against Temple. Not long after the jet took off, it suffered from engine failure and was forced to return at 3:40 p.m.

A spokesperson with the TU Athletic Dept. says no one was injured during the incident.

The team was able to reschedule another flight, this time commercial, to take them to Philadelphia. 

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