Russian strikes destroyed world’s largest plane Antonov-225


Ukraine’s state-owned Ukroboronprom group has said that the largest plane in the world, Antonov-225 cargo plane, was destroyed by Russian strikes outside Kyiv on the fourth day of Moscow’s invasion.

According to media reports, Ukroboronprom group has said that the Russian invaders destroyed the flagship of the Ukrainian aviation, the AN-225” at the Antonov airport in Gostomel near Kyiv.

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The Ukraine’s Antonov-225 cargo plane- named Mriya which means “dream” in Ukrainian – was unique to the world, at 84 meters long it could transport up to 250 tons of cargo at a speed of up to 850 kilometers per hour.

In a tweet, the Foreign Minister has said that this was the world’s largest aircraft. He said that Russia may have destroyed our ‘Mriya’, but they will never be able to destroy our dream of a strong, free and democratic European state. ‘We shall prevail!,’ he added.