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World’s largest aircraft crashes in England on test flight

Latest Update: August 24, 2016 | 472 Views
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LONDON: The world’s largest aircraft, the Airlander 10 airship, has crashed during a test flight in Bedfordshire in central England, the Press Association reported on Wednesday.

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The BBC reported the airship, which undertook its first flight last week, had hit a telegraph pole.

Hybrid Air Vehicles, the manufacturer of the helium-filled airship, said no-one was injured during the second test flight.

“All crew are safe and well and there are no injuries,” it said on Twitter, without giving details of the incident.

Reuters