Radak: Lsherm: What I don't understand is that you're communicating with the tower before approach. No one at the main airport noticed that the plane was lining up for the wrong farking airport?If I trust a comment on another article about this incident, neither of these airports has a tower, but it still boggles the mind that this kind of mistake could be made with a big jet. Wouldn't a pilot notice on approach that the runway is half the length he's expecting?Also, these articles fail to mention the interesting aspect that the runway where they landed is shorter than the minimum takeoff distance for a 737-700, by quite a bit. I don't know if they can reduce the takeoff distance enough simply by flying with no cargo and as little as fuel as needed to safely get to the right airport. Any Fark pilots have any comments on this?
Lsherm: No one at the main airport noticed that the plane was lining up for the wrong farking airport?
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