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Took Off In 2018 And Landed In 2017

International Desk 2018-01-03 14:12:30

A flight that took off in 2018 ended up landing in 2017. Hawaiian Airlines Flight 446 was scheduled to depart Auckland, New Zealand, on December 31 at 11:55PM local time on its way to Honolulu.

An unexpected 10 minute delay meant that it took off at 12:05AM on January 01, 2018.

The location of the international date line, Honolulu is 23 hours behind Auckland. That meant the 8 hour flight landed at 10:16AM on December 31, 2017.

Sam Sweeney, a transportation reporter for Washington, D.C., station WJLA, noticed the quirky flight time and posted it on Twitter...

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