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Plane was taking players to Nebraska

Updated: October 29, 2004, 9:53 PM ET
Associated Press

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A charter plane carrying Missouri football players to the game at Nebraska went off the runway in wet conditions Friday evening at Columbia Regional Airport.

No one was injured in the mishap, which happened just after 5 p.m., said airport safety officer Robert Bias.

"The pilot made a tight turn, and the left main gear slipped into the mud," Bias said.

The plane was pulled out of the mud so passengers could reboard the Champion Air 727 on Friday night, he said.

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