Second largest cargo plane in world stops in WNY

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – The second largest cargo plane in the world stopped by Niagara Falls Airport. The Antonov 124 arrived Thursday evening and is being filled with cargo on Friday, before it takes off at 3 p.m.

The plane is 226 feet long and 240 feet wide. The plane has 16 crew members, plus pilots. It can hold 92,000 gallons. says the plane has carried the heaviest single load ever transported, a 273,400 pound power plant generator and its weight spreading cradle. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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