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Swiss Air Force puts on show over wrong tent

National News // July 10, 2019

The Swiss Air Force’s crack display team put together a spectacular show on Sunday, but over the wrong festival.

Airwolfhound/wikipedia Swiss Air Force puts on show over wrong tent

The Swiss Patrol was supposed to put on a show above an event to mark the centenary of the death of the aviation pioneer Oskar Bider in canton Basel Country.

But the lead pilot saw a tent in a field and assumed that was where they should be – but it was a yodeling festival 6 kilometers away.

The yodelers got a show – the plane enthusiasts missed out.

The Ministry of Defence apologized for the mix-up and pointed out the planes used are more than 40 years old and do not have up to date navigation equipment.

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