Freighter

An-225 deliver 182 tonne delivery

An-225 delivers 182-tonne record shipment

AIR Charter Service’s Brazil and Florida offices worked together to charter Antonov Airlines’ giant An-225 to carry the heaviest single piece of air cargo to be flown in the Americas. The huge transformer, which weighed in at 182 tonnes, was flown from São Paulo to Santiago de Chile. From there it[…]

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UPS MD-11 freighter 'written off' after aborted take off

UPS MD-11 freighter ‘written off’ after aborted take off

A UPS freighter has crashed off the end of a Seoul Incheon Airport runway after an aborted take off in South Korea, writes Nigel Tomkins. The four-man crew survived the incident without injuries, using the port-side escape chute slide, say reports from the region. The cargo plane careered off the end[…]

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