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AIRCRAFT OVERSHOOTS AIRPORT

October 24th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   No Comments »

As reported by CNN news channel on Thursday, an aircraft overshot the Minneapolis Airport on Wednesday evening. Fear was writ large on the faces of the staff of Air Traffic Control at Minneapolis Airport as they feared that Flight 188 from San Diego, California, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, had been highjacked.

Actually, this flight overshot its destination airport by about 150 miles on Wednesday, and investigators are looking into whether the pilots had become distracted or were sleeping. (more…)