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Exclusive: Emergency slide deploys on Spurs plane

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SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Spurs' departure for Cleveland and their first game against the Cavs with LeBron James was delayed by four hours Tuesday.

Originally scheduled to leave San Antonio at noon, the Spurs were informed that departure time was pushed back to 4 p.m. in order to give Delta time to fly in some new equipment after someone accidentally deployed one of the plane's emergency slides -- usually on the side of the plane used by service vendors.

It is not a quick fix and it immediately makes that particular plane not airworthy.

KSAT's cameras were the only ones there to capture footage of the accident.

Delta was able to get a new charter flight over to San Antonio quickly.


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