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Plane carrying CSB basketball team back in air

Posted at 8:59 AM, Mar 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-16 19:38:04-04

UPDATE: A sick passenger was removed from a Sun Country Airlines plane after it made an unscheduled stop in Las Vegas at McCarran International Airport. The plane, which was chartered, was then allowed to continue its trip to Oklahoma City.


A charter plane carrying Cal State Bakersfield's basketball team to Oklahoma City made an unscheduled stop in Las Vegas on Wednesday morning, according to various tweets.






The team is on the way to face No. 2 seed Oklahoma in the first round of the NCAA basketball tournament. The plane landed around 8:19 a.m.