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An-12 Cargo Plane Loses over 3 Tonnes of Gold During Takeoff

Reading Time: 1 minute An An-12 cargo plane carrying some 9 tonnes of gold has lost a third of its cargo during takeoff from the Yakutsk airport in Eastern Siberia, a local transport police spokesman told TASS on Thursday. Earlier reports said that the plane’s cargo hatch was partially torn off by a strong flow of air during takeoff. […]