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Video: The world’s largest cargo plane lands in Athens

written by Adam Thorn | May 21, 2020

New footage has emerged of the world’s largest cargo plane, An-225, landing at Athens International Airport on Wednesday, 13 May.

The Soviet-made An-225 Mriya has a cabin length of 84 metres and can carry 16 containers, 80 passenger cars, and even an entire Boeing 737 aircraft.

The aircraft is currently operated by the Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer and service provider Antonov Design Bureau. The Soviet-era aircraft made its first flight in 1988.

These days, the main task of the aircraft to carry medical supplies to the west from China that will be used in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Article courtesy of Airlinerwatch.com


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