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December 26, 2009

Off-Road Driving With a Soviet Cargo Jet

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What do you do when your 200-ton Soviet-era Antonov An-124 cargo jet gets stuck in the mud and the nearest tug is on the other side of the Urals? GUN IT. No idea where this took place, nor how this big bird ended up in the mud, but it’s nothing short of pure awesome. Note the marshaller running for his life as the massive jet starts rolling rather suddenly.

An-124s were built in Ukraine, which, as we learned from Seinfeld, is NOT a game:



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  • ( Let me try this again,Replying to myself)

    That remind me of the scene from the 1970's movie Airport where Joe Patroni ( George Kennedy) gets the B707 out of the snow. Check out the link.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wupqktw252M

  • ( Let me try this again,Replying to myself)

    That remind me of the scene from the 1970's movie Airport where Joe Patroni ( George Kennedy) gets the B707 out of the snow. Check out the link.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wupqktw252M

  • darlyn

    In Soviet Russia, plane spots you!

  • darlyn

    In Soviet Russia, plane spots you!

  • tsnamm

    its more like 450 tons….

  • tsnamm

    its more like 450 tons….

  • Depends if it was loaded or not. 🙂

  • Depends if it was loaded or not. 🙂

  • ttt

    The incident happened in Canada.

  • ttt

    The incident happened in Canada.

  • Aviation and pop culture? Well done.

  • Aviation and pop culture? Well done.