Drone footage captured extensive damage to Hostomel airport and the world’s heaviest aircraft, in video released by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense on April 4, 2022.
The Antonov-225 Mriya cargo plane was destroyed by a Russian attack on the airport, situated in a northwestern suburb of Kyiv.
Mriya, along with lighter aircraft housed in the hangar, was surrounded by burned-out and abandoned tanks and other heavy artillery, following Russia’s withdrawal from the airport.
Convoys of destroyed military vehicles also lined the tarmac outside the airport’s hangar.
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