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Teenager Books A Flight To Sydney, Australia... Ends Up In Canada

Imagine flying nearly 3,000 miles and ending up in the wrong destination.

That's what happened to Milan Schipper from Amsterdam. Instead of booking his flight to Sydney, Australia, he arrived in Sydney, Nova Scotia on Canada's East Coast.

'I thought I was going to Australia but that turned out a little different,' Mr Schipper told Canada's CBC Radio.

The mistake came when he opted for a flight which was almost $300 cheaper.

The 18 year old said he initially had doubts to where he was going when he first saw the plane, saying the size looked pretty small. Then something else didn't seem right... 

'I saw the flight plan was going to go right, not left. It was about the time that I realised there was another Sydney.'

Schipper mentioned he had a lot of things planned for his trip in Australia such as backpacking, working and site seeing.

All that changed when he landed in the wrong place. Once he landed, the only "backpacking" he did was walking around in the airport and only stayed for five hours.

Schipper then returned back to Amsterdam and was met at the airport by his father. 

'He felt really sorry for me but he thought only I could do such a thing.'

The airline said that this isn't the first time something like this has happened. So once they heard of his story they offered him a free ticket back to Australia.

Source: Daily Mail