The man originally planned to take a plane from New York to Sydney, Australia (Sydney) to avoid the cold, but booked the wrong ticket with a letter difference, and ended up sitting in Sidney, Montana, USA.

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[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] A man in New York, USA, originally planned to take a plane to Sydney, Australia (Sydney) to avoid the cold, but he did not expect to land in Sidney, Montana, USA. The key to the oolong is Because there is only one English letter difference between the two place names.

According to comprehensive foreign media reports, Kingsley Burnett, 62, from New York, USA, wanted to temporarily escape the cold weather and decided to go to Sydney in the southern hemisphere.

Kingsley said the flight time was shorter than he expected, and he realized he was on the wrong plane when he couldn't see the beach or the Harbor Bridge before the plane landed.

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When he landed, he found that he had booked a domestic flight ticket to Sidney, Montana. The abbreviation of the flight was "SDY"; 1 letter short.

Later, he tried to fight at the airline counter at the airport, but it didn't help.

In the end, I had to book a local hotel for one night, and then bought a plane ticket to fly back to New York the next day.

Shelli Mann, general manager of the hotel, said: "This is the second time we have received guests who were originally going to Sydney, Australia."

Usually, the air ticket from New York to Sidney is about US$500 (about NT$15,000); to fly to Sydney is about US$2,000 (about NT$60,000), but Kingsley said that because the available budget is not high, so buy I was also happy to think that I bought a cheap ticket when I bought the ticket.