Actually, the rare aircraft was scheduled to land on Sunday in the Rhine city, but the arrival of the cargo flight from Jakarta, it has now been moved back again. According to a Twitter post of düsseldorf airport, lands of the giant aircraft only at midday on Tuesday.

The Antonov is for Fans of the air travel a rarity, because in the world only less than 30 of these machines are in operation. The aircraft can transport up to 150 tons burden. It has a wingspan of 73.3 metres, surpassing the Boeing 747.

The aircraft was designed for the Soviet military in the 1980s, and is today mostly used for freight transportation in Charter traffic.

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