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Utah Jazz team plane makes emergency landing back in SLC after hitting a flock of birds

Thank goodness everyone is safe!

Image vis Brian Schnee Twitter

It looks like the Utah Jazz team charter had a scary incident when it hit a flock of birds and had to be re-routed back to Salt Lake City.

It appears that the plane took off and then very soon after had to be re-routed back. Here is an animation of the flight path.

The images after the plane landed are scary and show what had to be a pretty harrowing experience for everyone on board.

Here is some additional video of the damage to the plane.

The Jazz players all tweeted thoughts of gratitude and thanks after the landing of the plane.

Thank goodness everyone is safe and the plane was able to land safely.