British Airways flights from London to Dusseldorf are supposed to take just one hour and 20 minutes, making it a trip to the city ‘easier and more attractive than ever’, according to its website. But passengers who boarded one early-morning service took the scenic route, when the pilot mistakenly flew to Edinburgh.
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careless mistake, often serious
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restrain or prevent something from happening
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