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World’s largest plane Mriya destroyed in Russian attack on Ukraine airfield

Scroll | 28/02/2022 11:45 AM | Click to read full article

The largest aircraft in the world was destroyed today by Russian troops battling on an airfield near Kyiv, Ukraine's Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba said, as Moscow continued its assault on its neighbour during the fourth day of its invasion.

AN-225 'Mriya' -- meaning 'Dream' in Ukrainian -- was manufactured by Ukrainian aeronautics company Antonov.