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Plane Slips Off Tarmac at O'Hare Airport

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    The plane was set to depart with 145 passengers on board when a wheel slid off the tarmac, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs.

    A plane slid off the tarmac at O'Hare International Airport Saturday, a Chicago Department of Aviation spokesperson confirmed.

    Spirit Airlines flight No. 245 bound for Las Vegas exited a taxiway around 5:45 p.m., officials said.

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    The plane was set to depart with 145 passengers on board when a wheel slid off the tarmac, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs.

    Passengers deplaned and were transported to a terminal by buses provided by the Chicago Department of Aviation, according to CDA spokesperson Karen Pride.

    Plane Slips Off Runway at O'Hare Airport

    [CHI] Plane Slips Off Runway at O'Hare Airport
    A plane slipped off the runway Wednesday morning at O'Hare International Airport while taxiing to a terminal, a Chicago Department of Aviation spokesman confirmed. Christian Farr reports. (Published Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013)

    No injuries were reported, fire media said.

    The take-off strip was closed and three flights behind the aircraft were temporarily impacted, officials said.