In the News: Pilots Heading for Wrong Airports?

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I’m surprised this doesn’t happen more often! If I saw a runway in the general area I expected to see one, I’d probably head for it too.

AP story on mistake landings quote

Yahoo News has an interesting article on how often pilots head to the wrong airport. Apparently it’s not uncommon for pilots to be confused by airports close together with the same runway angle. Particularly mistaking military bases for civilian airports.

AP story on mistake landings

Have you ever been on a flight headed for the wrong airport?


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