Life’s trajectory is imperfect. Some days you get the neighbor’s mail by mistake. Some days a baseball falls in your yard. Some days, it’s a military cargo plane, misplaced on a tiny Davis Islands airport, right beside the dog beach.
The neighbor’s phone rings. The kid knocks. The Air Force shows up in a caravan to reclaim what is lost and promptly launches an investigation to learn the details of how this happened.
How, that is, a behemoth C-17 cargo plane landed at the wrong airfield.
What are the odds that the crew will end up on drone duty?