Yakutia tends to require a special attitude, because everything is here special. Its land contains a lot of natural resources. To extract them from the ground, there must be special drilling rigs that appear to be specially large-dimensioned. How to deliver such huge machines from manufacturers located far away? Right, there must be a special huge transport. It should be nothing else, but the world’s largest ever serially-manufactured cargo airplane, Antonov An-124 Ruslan. Below, see 10 photographs of An-124’s landing at Yakutsk Airport on April 9, 2011. The…
YAKUTSK, Oct. 09, 2010 — To celebrate the 85th Yakutia aviation anniversary, Yakutsk Airport arranged the air show that was announced in local newspapers as a real big show for all city residents. The airport was totally open between 10.45 am till 2 pm. Any person was allowed to enter the landing strip and see planes, airport vehicles and air show. The event resembled more a temporary outdoor aviation museum targeting kids and their parents. Local air companies and avia enthusiasts exhibited their planes.
The English Russia blog has just published the photographs of ALROSA Airlines’ plane TU-154 flying Yakutsk-Moscow landed in the area of Izhma Airport, Republic of Komi.
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The 4th experimental SSJ-100 (№ 95004), that was conducting the flight on the route Ramenskoe (Zhukovsk Airport) — Novosibirsk (Tolmachev) — Yakutsk, stopped by at Yakutsk Airport at the end of February. See more pics.
This morning, at 7:30 am, at Yakutsk Airport the incident happened to Yakutia Airlines’ AN 24 plane that was about to fly to Olekminsk, South Yakutia. When it was running up on the runway to take off, undercarriage got suddenly closed. The vessel collapsed on its bottom. No victims, praise god. Just light fright. Btw, there was also a problem with the left engine. See more pics.