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Air force jet lands at wrong airport


TAMPA, FL (WFLX) - An Air Force jet is back where it belongs after parking at the wrong airport last week. The massive C-17 landed at the wrong Tampa airport Friday.

Pilot Ryan Gucwa captured the moment on his iPhone. He could not believe what he was seeing touch down at the tiny island airport.

MacDill Air Force Base is where the C-17 was supposed to land; instead, it came to a screeching halt on Davis Island's Airport four miles away. "MacDill's air strip is 11,000 foot long," explained Ryan Gucway. "This one's only 3,400, so it's almost triple the length over there.

The Air Force is investigating to see if this was the pilots error or not.

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