A great flying machine crashed on the ground in England, a day after the test. It is reported BBC Ukraine.
“The world’s longest aircraft Airlander 10 hybrid aircraft and an airship, suddenly broke in half and crashed to the ground at the airport Cardington in Derbyshire”, – stated in the message.
Company Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd, which owns the apparatus, said Airlander 10, apparently, blew off a gust of wind, after which the alarm system has reduced the pressure in the tank with helium to provide lift.
On Board there were no people, but two people received minor injuries.
Airlander 10 is a hybrid aircraft, airships and helicopters and weighs 20 tons.
It was developed by the company Hybrid Air Vehicles, which States that the ship can rise to a height of six kilometers, to accelerate up to 148 kilometers per hour, to be in the sky for up to five days to carry cargo up to 10 tons and land on the water.
Airlander 10 is used for reconnaissance, communication, the delivery of humanitarian aid and passenger traffic.
November 15 in the Khabarovsk region in the crash of a passenger plane Let L-410 killed seven people.