Last night (1/12/14), a Southwest Airlines flight landed 7 miles away from its intended destination . While it was supposed to land in Branson Airport, Missouri, it ended up instead landing at Taney County’s M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport.
The airport usually only handles smaller aircraft and the runway is almost half the length of the Branson Airport. Southwest gave the passengers a $200 voucher as they had to wait 2 hours for stairs to be brought from Branson so they could disembark.
This is the third time an aircraft has landed at the wrong airport since August 2013 and I wonder how this happens in this day and age?