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2 hurt when shuttle bus and plane collide at O'Hare International Airport

Plane collides with bus at O'Hare International Airport
Plane collides with bus at O'Hare International Airport 01:47

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Two people were injured after an employee shuttle bus and a plane collided Friday night at O'Hare International Airport.

The plane was a twin-engine CJR-200. The Air Wisconsin flight was taxiing at O'Hare on its way to Dayton, Ohio. Air Wisconsin is a regional carrier for American Airlines.  

Chicago Fire Department officials said two people on the bus were hospitalized in good condition. Seven others on the bus refused medical attention. Fifty people were on the plane at the time of the collision, but no one on the plane was hurt.

The nose of the plane was badly damaged in the collision. American Airlines said the plane involved in the crash was taken out of service, and passengers were transferred to a different plane to fly to Dayton.

While none of the passengers was hurt, they found themselves delayed and confused.

"We were taxiing to take off, and then basically we were getting to the runway, about to take off, had a plane in front of us, and then you just heard a screech, and it was about the equivalent of being the second person at a stop light, and you think that it turns green, but it's still red, and we impacted the bus, and it took about an hour to get off the tarmac there, because they ran out of buses," said passenger Gianni Carrola.

Passengers were delayed for several hours before eventually flying to Dayton.

It was unclear who was at fault in the crash.

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