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British airport welcomes world's largest jumbo jet

Footage has emerged of the world's largest jumbo jet landing at Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, UK.

The video, filmed on Wednesday, shows the AN-225 Mryia (Dream) - the only one ever built - landing on the runway.

According to the filmer, the Antonov An-225 is a huge cargo aircraft, designed by the Soviet Union’s Antonov Design Bureau in the 1980s.

He later wrote online: "It is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built with a maximum take-off weight of 640 tonnes. It also has the largest wingspan of any aircraft in operational service."