Airport confusion lands man in wrong country

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    It was a trip on Delta Airlines that should have taken 24 hours, from Minsk, Belarus toMilan, Italy, to JFK inNew York and then on to Seattle.
    The trip was going well until Yauheni Shchytou got toNew York.

    What happened next added 20 hours and two unexpected international flights to his trip.

    When Shchytou got to New York on Tuesday he believed his journey to Seattle was just about over.
    After a brief layover he had his boarding pass and, although he speaks very little English, he said Delta officials showed him where to go.

    "I went through the check-in and I was directed by the officers to go into the plane at that point I met quite a few Russian people who were going to Seattle as well and I was talking to them," Shchytou said through a translator.
    But his son said the officers directions weren't as clear as they needed to be.
    "There was one gangway that was leading to two planes and then

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