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Christopher Bruce0000-00-00 00:00:00

Nissan Patrol Wins Guinness Award for Towing Cargo Jet

The Ilyushin Il-76 jet weighs 170.9 metric tons

 
 
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It is the heaviest plane ever towed by a production car

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has won a Guinness World Record for ‘Heaviest aircraft pulled by any production vehicle' – the 170.9 metric ton laden Ilyushin IL-76. To win the award, the truck had to be unmodified and tow the plane 50 meters. It beat the previous record by 15 tons

Nissan staged the attempt at Sharjah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates on August 22.

Nissan Middle East produced a short video showing the attempt that you can see below.

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