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Giants' Larry Donnell was on Delta plane that skidded off runway at LaGuardia Airport

Larry Donnell #84 of the Giants signals first

Larry Donnell #84 of the Giants signals first down after making a catch against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 14, 2014 in East Rutherford, N.J. Photo Credit: Mike Stobe

Giants tight end Larry Donnell was one of the passengers on a Delta airplane that skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday.

Donnell, 26, was en route to the team's headquarters in New Jersey to sign the exclusive-rights free agent tender the Giants had placed on him the previous day.

"I'm blessed to be safe and sound after our plane skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport today," Donnell said in a statement through the Giants. "I feel fine physically and hopefully all the other passengers did not have any significant injuries. We were all shocked and alarmed when the plane started to skid, but most importantly, as far as I know, all of the passengers and flight crew were able to exit the plane safely."

Donnell was somewhat less eloquent earlier in the day when he posted a video and a photograph of the crash scene on his Instagram account.

The images showed the plane's nose through a fence while passengers calmly exited the aircraft and walked across the runway.

"Look at this [expletive]!" he posted with the video. "Knew I shoulda stayed my [expletive] at home."

Under the photograph he wrote simply: "Plane down."

Delta, in a statement, said all customers had safely deplaned the aircraft, a twin-engined MD-88, and had been taken by bus to an airport terminal.


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