Heat players’ plane makes emergency landing
CHICAGO – The charter jet carrying the Miami Heat home from a road trip made an emergency landing early Sunday in Chicago after a mechanic on board became ill.
Team spokesman Tim Donovan said the man, who was not identified, was OK and that team trainers tended to him in the air for what was believed to be a diabetic coma. When the plane landed in Chicago, he was taken to a hospital.
The flight eventually resumed, and the Heat landed in Miami at 5:04 a.m. Sunday
Heat guard Dwyane Wade wrote on Twitter about the surprise landing.
“Hey everyone pray for our pilot,” Wade wrote. “… He went into a Coma. God bless this man and his family.”
Donovan said the man was in the cockpit when he became ill.
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The USF protestors arrested on March 6 – self-dubbed the Tampa Bay Five – pleaded not guilty in their arraignment on Wednesday as a rally occurred outside the 13th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida. Click to read more.
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