Pilot accidentally flies to the entirely wrong country in colossal stuff-up

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An Air Asia pilot may want to consider an extended holiday after flying his plane to the south-eastern Australian city of Melbourne instead of the (very different) South East Asian country of Malaysia.
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In March of 2015 an AirAsia X Airbus A330 had an intended flight path from Sydney, Australia to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Unfortunately for the passengers on-board a snow ball effect of technical errors meant they ended up in the wrong country.

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