PC-12 Made Unauthorized Landing at RAF Base

RAF Valley
The pilot landed at RAF Valley because he wanted to go to the beach.
Credit: RAF Valley
LONDON—A civilian Pilatus PC-12 aircraft made an unauthorized landing at a Royal Air Force (RAF) base in Wales because the aircraft’s pilot wanted to visit a nearby beach. The U.S.-registered turboprop touched down on a closed runway at RAF Valley, Anglesey on May 25—which was a UK public holiday...

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