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World's Largest Aircraft Crashes During Second Test Flight

The world's largest aircraft has crashed during its second test flight since being revamped in the UK - damaging its cockpit.

The £25million Airlander 10 - a 302ft-long part plane , part helicopter and part airship - was damaged after hitting a telegraph pole.The incident happened at its base at Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire, this morning, Daily Mirror reports.

It apparently went into a nosedive - and damage is reportedly "extensive".

Photographs are emerging showing the aircraft on the ground with its nose pointing towards the floor.
Hybrid Air Vehicles, which is developing Airlander 10, issued a statement on Facebook which said: "We're debriefing following the second test flight this morning.All crew are safe and well and there are no injuries."



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