Vikings players share hilarious messages while stranded on team's private jet

Maxine SotoDec 27, 2016

The Minnesota Vikings became stranded on their team plane Friday night after it skidded off the runway.

There were reportedly no injuries as a result of the incident, but getting the team off the plane remains a work in progress.

The plane landed safely but Weber said as the plane was taxiing in, one of the rear main landing gears left the pavement and became stuck. A spokesperson said at 9 p.m. CT that they had been working to get the team off the plane for three hours.

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The plane was taxiing while landing when it skidded and got stuck in the snow and ice.

"It's unusual and something like this has not happened in Appleton before", said Pat Tracey, Marketing Manager for the Appleton International Airport.

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Paul Allen, the Vikings' radio voice who travels with the team, kept up a amusing commentary going on his Twitter feed.

While holed up on the aircraft, Vikings players took to their social media accounts to document the ordeal. However, they have a 30-mile drive to Lambeau Field on Saturday morning for the game.

Wide receiver Charles Johnson tweeted a video documenting his experience, writing, "after hours on the?? the fire department came to get us!"

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