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Thread: Dreamlifter lands at wrong airport in Kansas

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    DreamLifter lands at wrong airport in Kansas

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    Someone has some splainin to do!
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    from reading that story it seems like the pilots knew they landed at the wrong airport, but actually landed at a different wrong airport. Anyone else get that?

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    All three airports are within miles of each other on nearly the same exact heading ... this was bound to happen.
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    Post Boeing Dreamlifter Lands at Wrong Airport; Can It Leave?

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    Boeing Dreamlifter Lands at Wrong Airport; Can It Leave?

    Overnight, a boeing 747-400LCK (AKA, the Dreamlifter), landed at tiny Jabara Airport instead of its intended destination at McConnell Air Force Base. In the aftermath many questions have been raised, including whether or not there is enough runway for it to take off.
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    Take a look at the article, video and, most importantly, comments from the Wichita Eagle. It's priceless to have something like that happen in a place where so many folks are deeply connected to the aerospace industry!

    http://www.kansas.com/2013/11/21/3132439/dreamlifter-lands-at-jabara-airport.html

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    Departing around 1pm EST:

    http://flightaware.com/live/flight/GTI4241

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    KWCH in Whichita will have live video of the takeoff.

    Eyewitness News will provide live video of the takeoff both on air and online here at www.kwch.com.
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    http://www.kwch.com/news/local-news/...z/-/index.html

    Currently a few spotters are seen takign pictures from the fence
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    Other feed if the one above does not work

    http://www.kake.com/livestream
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    And she's off!

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    Into a cloud bank...I guess the big white arrows they painted on the ground won't help now

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    That was a sweet takeoff... smooth as can be ...
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    Great job with runway to spare!
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    Quote Originally Posted by gonzalu View Post
    That was a sweet takeoff... smooth as can be ...
    Agree..pilots from New York did it....
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