Ethiopian Airlines pilot mistakenly lands at unfinished airport
11 April 2021 | 3:40 pm
The plane's nonappearance took its original destination in Zambia by surprise. As the pilot informed air traffic control that he was about to land, they told him: "We can't see you."
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