2nd plane with Diamond Princess’ passengers arrives in Texas

A pedestrian uses a walkway at the main gate at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Several planes carrying U.S. citizens fleeing the virus zone in Wuhan China will arrive at Air Force bases including Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, where they will be quarantined for up to 14 days, according to the CDC. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

An airplane believed to be the second of two chartered by the US government to evacuate Americans from the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has landed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.  

According to flight tracking websites Flightradar24 and FlightAware, the Kalitta Air charter with tail number N716CK landed at approximately 4:56 a.m. ET. 

The flight took about 12 hours after leaving from Haneda Airport in Tokyo.

Source: CNN News


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