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Plane Slips Off Tarmac at O'Hare Airport

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    Plane Slips Off Tarmac at O'Hare Airport
    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.

    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.

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    No injuries were reported, fire media said.

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