Largest aircraft’s arrival in Karachi signals US withdrawal from Afghanistan?
Karachi: The world’s largest cargo aircraft AN-225 “Mriya” landed in Pakistan, according to a statement.
The statement said the world’s only largest cargo aircraft made a technical stop in Pakistan today at the Jinnah International Airport under the supervision of a Private Aviation Company.
The Russian-made wide body aircraft is powered by six turbofan engines and is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 700 tons. It also has the largest wingspan of any aircraft in operational service.
Meanwhile, senior journalist Faizullah Khan said that there are reports that the world’s largest aircraft came from Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital. He said that the plane was carrying American equipment as the United States’ withdrawal from the war torn country nears.