Southwest flight touches down in Missouri — at the wrong airport

(Photo: Scott Schieffer via Twitter)

Federal officials are investigating why a Southwest Airlines flight that was supposed to land at Branson Airport in southwest Missouri instead landed at another airport miles away — the second such mix-up in two months. 

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Southwest fliers can board early — for $40

(Photo: Matt York / AP)

Southwest Airlines, known for open seating and boarding passengers in bunches, announced this week that fliers can buy a priority spot in boarding group ”A” for $40 per flight.