Pilot Draws Syringe Above Germany to Celebrate COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

A pilot drew a syringe over Germany’s south to celebrate the country’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout on December 23, which formally began just days later.

The 70 kilometre-long image was made during a return flight in a light aircraft between Friedrichshafen and Ulm. The flight took just an hour, according to Flightradar24.com.

Germany began vaccinations on December 26, with a 101-year-old woman among the first to receive the dose in the nation according to local news reports.

Other European Union states had also began rolling out the BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine at the same time, with France, Italy, Austria, Portugal and Spain all reportedly starting vaccination drives. Credit: Flightradar24.com via Storyful