After the Trojans landed in Lewiston, Idaho and arrived on the tarmac, their airplane tipped backward, in keeping with ESPN. A photograph posted to social media confirmed the nostril of the United Airways’ plane pointing upward. The workforce landed in Lewiston to journey to Pullman, Wash., about 32 miles north.
A USC spokesperson advised ESPN gamers had already exited the airplane however coaches and employees members have been nonetheless on board when the plane shifted. Nobody was injured.
As soon as the airplane was leveled, remaining passengers have been led off.
“United Flight 2509 flying from Los Angeles, California to Lewiston, Idaho landed with out incident,” the airline mentioned in a written assertion it launched to to KHQ-TV.
“Resulting from a shift in weight and steadiness throughout the offloading course of, the tail of the plane tipped backward. No accidents have been reported amongst our prospects, crew or floor personnel. The return flight will depart on a special plane as initially deliberate.”
USC fired Clay Helton to start out the week after dropping to Stanford and named Donte Williams interim head coach.
The Trojans entered the sport in opposition to the Cougars with a 1-1 file.