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Minnesota Vikings airplane slides off taxiway in Wisconsin

Everyone is believed to be OK
Minnesota Vikings airplane slides off taxiway in Wisconsin
Posted at 8:10 PM, Dec 23, 2016

An airplane carrying the NFL's Minnesota Vikings slid off a snow-covered taxiway in Wisconsin on Friday night, less than 24 hours before the team is scheduled to play the Green Bay Packers.

The Vikings' official Twitter account reported the news just after 8 p.m. Eastern on Friday:

KSTP-TV sports reporter Chris Long shared on defensive player Anthony Harris' account of the accident:

The Outagamie County Sheriff's Office confirmed to WGBA-TV that a plane did indeed slide off the taxiway, but hasn't yet confirmed it belonged to the Vikings.

No injuries were reported, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies say the airplane was moving at a slow speed.

The Vikings play the Packers on Christmas Eve.

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