• Antonov aircraft factory attacked

    From Aviation HQ@2:292/854 to All on Wed Mar 16 00:40:35 2022
    The factory of aircraft manufacturer Antonov in the Ukrainian capital Kiev was shelled by Russian troops on Monday. The huge factory complex, where the series production of Antonov aircraft takes place, is located in the western part of the city.

    The attack on the factory also hit a high-rise building, according to the Ukrainian parliament, which killed at least two people. Seven people were injured, and a total of seventy people were evacuated.

    In the early days of the invasion of Ukraine, Russian troops attacked Antonov International Airport in Gostomel, northwest of Kiev. The world's largest aircraft, the An-225 'Mriya', was destroyed.

    --- DB4 - 20220222
    * Origin: AVIATION ECHO HQ (2:292/854)