You’re looking at the plane that was supposed to carry the Michigan Basketball team to the Big 10 Basketball Tournament in Washington DC. As you can tell from that picture, that didn’t happen. The plane had to abort takeoff due to high winds and slid off the runway, skidding over an embankment before slowing to a stop. Thankfully, everyone seems to be okay:
Our team and everyone in our travel party is safe. Update on today's travel accident.
— Michigan Basketball (@umichbball) March 8, 2017
As you can see in this video from UM student manager Tyler Davis, that wind was no joke:
— Tyler Davis (@tylerjdavis2) March 8, 2017
Thank goodness everyone was okay. I doubt anyone would complain about an 8-hour bus ride after that.