USC Trojans team plane tips backward on tarmac with coaches, staff still on board

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The put up-Clay Helton era at USC has gotten off to a bizarre start in advance of Saturday’s video game at Washington State.

After landing in Lewiston, Idaho, on Friday, the Trojans’ crew airplane tipped backward on the tarmac, sending the plane’s nose into the air immediately after the grounds crew did not put the plane’s tail stand in spot.

It transpired for the duration of the deplaning course of action with coaches and staff members customers continue to on the airplane, in accordance to a USC spokesperson. The players, who sit in the entrance fifty percent of the aircraft, experienced exited and no a person was injured, the spokesperson stated.

The grounds crew swiftly leveled the plane, allowing the rest of the travellers to exit.

USC (1-1, -1 Pac-12) will appear to rebound from its reduction to Stanford previous 7 days in the initially activity under interim coach Donte Williams. Kickoff is established for 3:30 p.m. ET.