Small plane cleared to land on taxiway Delta

This recording shows that some professionals do make mistakes. There is some confusion in aircraft type which lead Roanoke tower to clear an Ercoupe to land on Taxiway Delta – thinking it was a helicopter.

The pilot said he requested a runway to double check that… Note how the pilot says “I would prefer to land on a runway”

Have you ever received instructions that you questioned? If so, what did you to to question the accuracy and details of those instructions?

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