Thursday, November 21, 2013

Having almost landed at the incorrect airport, and having landed at all three of the airports mentioned in the article, many times, though never with an aircraft as large as the one involved, I sympathize with the aircraft.

And wait, with some interest, the takeoff of the crew assigned. It will not be a balanced field. Once the brakes are released it will be only one of two ways.

The pilot of the Dreamlifter was in contact with the McConnell Air Force Base’s tower before the huge cargo plane incorrectly landed about nine miles to the north at Jabara Airport in Wichita, a McConnell spokesman said Thursday morning.

Read more here: http://www.kansas.com/2013/11/21/3132439/dreamlifter-lands-at-jabara-airport.html#storylink=cpy

Luck to all involved.

____

From the reaches,

Ten Whiskey

About tenwhiskey

User tenwhiskey is also the author of this blog. He currently lives in small town Kansas in a semi-retired condition. His kids are married and gone (thank you). An empty nester. Divorced. Very happy with life as it is. Ten Mile maintains a personal blog here, writing of events as they appear to him; commentary, and opinions abound. He deviates into fiction as the mood strikes and creates flash fiction stories and short stories. He will not warn the reader when he drifts from fact to fiction. He feels adults are, generally, smart enough to figure out which is which. He does, however, attempt to make his fiction sound as true to life as possible. You have been warned. He, as time permits, writes and occasionally sells writing. More often than not he gives it away to various non-paying publishers of Ether Magazines, forums or for entertainment on a wall for in need of a hand friends. He likes candy, pies and a certain amount of strife. In the matter of strife - in his yourth on the farm, he became embroiled in a slinging fight. The fight involved lath as a launcher, fresh cow patties as ammo and it was a six way free for all. A little mud only adds (Umm?) a certain taste to life.
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