The October day when the tables turned in Des Moines, Iowa:
"Citation Two Bravo Charlie: Runway 31, cleared to land."
"Cleared to land, Two Bravo Charlie."
"United Eleven Eight Four: Runway 31, cleared for take-off."
There was some delay, and United couldn't go, so tower rescinded the take-off clearance and told United to hold short of the runway for the landing Citation.
"We're across the holdshort line."
Tower (left with no option) :
"Citation Two Bravo Charlie, go around."
"Going around — and Tower? Call the hangar at 555-XXXX when we get on the ground."
Des Moines, Iowa
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