NBA news 2021: Utah Jazz, chartered flight, emergency landing, plane, engine fire, Memphis Grizzlies, Joe Ingles

A charter flight carrying the Utah Jazz was forced to make an emergency landing in Salt Lake City after an engine caught fire.

A charter flight carrying NBA team the Utah Jazz was forced to make an emergency landing after the plane flew into a flock of birds.

The Boeing 757 returned to Salt Lake City airport on Tuesday afternoon local time after an engine caught fire shortly after takeoff.

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“A Utah Jazz team charter flight was forced to safely return to the Salt Lake City airport this afternoon after striking a flock of birds that caused an engine fire and failure,” the Jazz said in a statement.

Players were “shaken” by the…



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