Wednesday, 24 August 2016

World's biggest aircraft known as the' flying bum' crashes on first flight (Photos)

The world's largest aircraft has crashed during its second test flight since being revamped in the UK - damaging its cockpi

The £25million Airlander 10 - a 302ft-long part plane , part helicopter and part airship - was damaged after hitting a telegraph pole.The incident happened at its base at Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire, this morning, Daily Mirror reports.

It apparently went into a nosedive - and damage is reportedly "extensive".
Photographs are emerging showing the aircraft on the ground with its nose pointing towards the floor.

Hybrid Air Vehicles, which is developing Airlander 10, issued a statement on Facebook which said: "We're debriefing following the second test flight this morning.All crew are safe and well and there are no injuries."


 

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