Antonov Defers Comment After Reports Say An-225 Destroyed

An-225 over Kyiv Aug 24 2021
An-225 overflying Ukraine Independence Day military parade Aug. 24, 2021
Credit: Anatoli Stepanov_APF via Getty Images
Ukrainian aircraft maker Antonov deferred comment after multiple officials and news outlets reported that the An-225 Mriya heavy airlifter was destroyed during fighting at an airport near Kyiv. The world’s largest aircraft had been parked at Antonov International Airport near Kyiv when the Russian...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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