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(WICHITA, Kan.) — A cargo plane en route to McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kan., inadvertently landed at the wrong airport Wednesday night.

The 747 Dreamlifter, which was coming from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, instead landed safely at Col. James Jabara Airport just before 9:30 a.m. local time.

According to the Wichita Airport Authority, two pilots were on board Atlas Air Flight 4241, and there was no damage to the aircraft or airport.

While Atlas Air has not yet commented on the incident, Boeing, the maker of the aircraft, said in a statement it is “working to determine next steps and will have additional information in the morning.”

The Federal Aviation Administration is also looking into the matter, saying in a statement that the agency “investigates any deviation and we are investigating this event, which is standard procedure.”

The cargo plane will now be hauled to its intended destination.  Boeing has sent a tug to Jabara Airport Thursday morning to slowly move the Dreamlifter to McConnell Air Force Base, ABC News has confirmed.  That process is expected to take several hours.

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