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34 passengers placed on the wrong flight flown 600 miles from destination

Nextjet airline was forced to cancel the flight, but it did not pass to the waiting passengers, or the airport.

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A group of passengers landed at 600 km away from their destination after being placed on the wrong flight.

On Monday, 34 passengers were on the height of their 5 hours Nextjet flight to Gothenburg, Sweden, was postponed due to poor weather conditions. To 8 hours, a plane arrived and the group scanned their boarding passes and got on the flight, The Local reports.

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However, instead of taking the passengers to Gothenburg on the west coast of Sweden, the plane landed in Luleå in the very north of the country.

According to The Local, Nextjet airline was forced to cancel the flight to Gothenburg, but it did not pass to the waiting passengers, or the airport.

The passengers who unexpectedly arrived in Luleå were surprised, but not too worried.

“I laughed. What can you do?” passenger Roger Leirvik told the Aftonbladet newspaper.

The 34 were not the only ones affected by the mix-up. A handful of other travellers, who were supposed to be on the flight and were left at the Sundsvall airport, where they were told that their flight was cancelled, The Local reports.

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Nextjet apologized for the incident and provided housing for those who are stuck in Luleå.

“It seems to be a great wrong in the communication between the airport in Sundsvall and us,” said Nextjet marketing director Henning Lindberg to The Local.

The passengers were flown to Gothenburg on Tuesday.

Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.

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