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It’s plane crazy: A flight that took off in 2018 ended up landing in 2017.
Hawaiian Airlines Flight 446 was scheduled to depart Auckland, New Zealand, on Dec. 31 at 11:55 p.m. local time on its way to Honolulu.
However, an unexpected 10-minute delay meant that it took off at 12:05 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2018.
Thanks to the location of the international date line, Honolulu is 23 hours behind Auckland. That meant the eight-hour flight landed at 10:16 a.m. on Dec. 31, 2017.
Sam Sweeney, a transportation reporter for Washington, D.C., station WJLA, noticed the quirky flight time and posted it on Twitter ...
Story by David Moye, HuffPost, January 1, 2018