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Blunt 'very concerned' about landing at wrong airport

01/13/2014 10:18 AM

01/13/2014 2:40 PM

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt says he wants to know what happened with a Southwest Airlines flight into southwest Missouri that landed at the wrong airport Sunday


“Ppl should assume they’ll arrive at the right place. I’m on the Commerce Cmte will insist fed regulators find out what happened in SWMO,” he said in a tweet.

But also this: “I’ve landed there before it’s tough to navigate even in small planes.”

It’s likely Sen.

Claire McCaskill will weigh in on this as well. She chairs a hearing Tuesday on the training contract for air traffic controllers.


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