JERUSALEM (Nov. 4)
A French charter plane carrying tourists to Eilat landed by mistake in Aqaba, Jordan, a few miles away, Monday. But after an hour on the tarmac it was allowed to leave, with the good wishes of Jordanian soldiers and police.
Finance Minister Chaim Corfu thanked Jordan Monday night for its good neighborliness. The error was attributed to the French pilot who was not familiar with the region and thought he was on the Eilat airfield when he was not.