Watching the World's Largest Plane Take Off Is Incredible

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In November 2016, Gerd Valdeig visited Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany to film the Antonov An-225 Mriya, otherwise known as the world’s largest airplane, taking off.

Despite the freezing temperatures and the near-24 hour delay in departure time, huge crowds gathered to watch this fascinating moment. Credit: LEJ.approach via Storyful

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