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Russian army destroys world’s biggest cargo plane, Maria, in Ukraine

Kyiv: Russian forces have destroyed Ukraines flagman aircraft An-225 Mriya, the world’s biggest cargo aircraft, Ukraine`s state defense conglomerate Ukroboronprom stated on Telegram.

The plane changed into destroyed in an attack by way of Russian troops on the Hostomel airport out of doors Kyiv, Ukroboronprom brought on Sunday.

The recuperation of the aircraft will value greater than USD three billion and could take a long term, it said

The An-225 Mriya, designed within the Eighties, is the longest and the heaviest aircraft ever constructed. It turned into capable of sporting as much as 640 heaps of cargo, Xinhua news corporation pronounced.

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AN-225 ‘Mriya’ – that means ‘Dream’ in Ukrainian – become synthetic by way of Ukrainian aeronautics organization Antonov, and qualified as the sector’s biggest cargo aircraft before it turned into reportedly burned at Hostomel Airport out of doors Kyiv because of Russian shelling.

Russia has been raining cruise missiles down on multiple Ukrainian towns ever because it released a full-scale invasion of the united states on Thursday.

Street combating raged in Ukraine’s second-biggest town Kharkiv on Sunday, at some point of which Ukrainian forces controlled to take lower back manage of the metropolis from Russian troops who were initially pierced by their defenses.

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