Video: Antonov-124, a beast at Chania airport

It’s the second largest transport aircraft in the world.

The second largest transport aircraft in the world landed at Chania airport in the past few days. This is the giant Antonov An-124 from France and a final destination in Iraq loaded with helicopters.


The length of 69 meters of aircraft with the four engines, as you can see from the images of, with a feather aperture of more than 73 meters, was left in the airway as long as it took to replenish itself and resumed its flight.

Because of its heavy load, Antonov Án-124 “broke” the flight in two because if it took all the fuel cargo it could not take off, according to zarpanews. It takes more than 200 tons of fuel to fill.

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