Antonov An-124 at OR Tambo international Airport

Antonov An-124 at OR Tambo international Airport

This morning at just after 11am, OR Tambo international Airport saw an Antonov An-124-100M landing on runway 03R.
This flight was to bring a Replacement engine for an British Airways (BA) A380 (Reg G-XLEA) that was stranded at OR-Tambo due to an faulty engine.
The AN-124 was operated by Antonov Design Bureau, aircraft registration was UR-82027 and used flight number ADB2341. The Flight left London Stansted Airport in the United Kingdom at about 9:48pm on the 18th December 2017 and landed at ORTI at about 11:14am on the 19th December.

AN-124 at ORTI cargo-A380 Engine Photo Michael Combrink

AN-124 at ORTI cargo-A380 Engine Photo Michael Combrink

AN-124 at ORTI cargo-A380 Engine Photo Michael Combrink

AN-124 at ORTI cargo-A380 Engine Photo Michael Combrink

This was her Cargo, an Airbus A380 engine

AN-124 at ORTI cargo-A380 Engine Photo Dale Bowles

Below is the flight tracked on flightradar24 

www.flightradar24.com AN-124 Flight ADB2341

www.flightradar24.com AN-124 Flight ADB2341

Below are photos send to us by Aviation Central followers: Thank you all for sharing your photos.

AN-124 at ORTI Photo by Brandon Dillon

AN-124 at ORTI Photo by Brandon Dillon

AN-124 at ORTI Photo by Herman Theart

AN124 rear Photo by Dylan Slater

Nice comparison AF A380 and the AN124 coming in one after the other Photo Dylan Slater

More photos

AN-124 at ORTI – Photo by Andre Nel

AN-124 at ORTI – Photo by Andre Nel

AN-124 at ORTI – Photo by Andre Nel

AN-124 at ORTI – Photo by Andre Nel

AN-124 at ORTI – Photo by Andre Nel

AN-124 at ORTI – Photo by Andre Nel

AN-124 at ORTI – Photo by Jonathan Druion

AN-124 at ORTI – Photo by Jonathan Druion

AN-124 at ORTI – Photo by Jonathan Druion

Video by Vincent Nagel

Video by Jessica van der Merwe

 

On this link is a video of an British Airways A380 landing at OR Tambo international Airport ( Pls note it’s not the flight with the faulty engine)

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