Pilot, messed up airports in the US, suspended from work

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Pilot, messed up airports in the US, suspended from work


January 14 2014. The pilot of American Airlines Southwest Airlines, having confused the landing airports, he was suspended from work due to his carelessness.

Aircraft Boeing-737-700 He is heading to Dallas from Chicago. The ship was landing in Branson, but the pilot, mistaking the city, landed in the district Thoene (Missouri). Branson Airport is only 7 kilometers from the landing site. On board were 124 passengers + crew.

After the pilot realized that confused the airports in Branson to fly to the nearby airport did not. Passengers headed to Dallas County Airport Thoene.

Earlier, the airline was already a similar case. In 2013, a cargo plane pilot confused destinations and landed at the wrong airport.

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