It is unknown with which cargo the legendary transport worker arrived in Syria.
According to the agency referring to open data, there are currently two veteran aircraft in the ranks in Russia.
Despite its age, and the new car was released about forty years ago, winged heavy trucks continue to perform tasks on a par with more modern transport workers.
“Those who saw this plane live, as a rule, cannot hide their admiration. "Antey" is able to transfer the heaviest cargoes, like the main combat tanks T-90 or vehicles of the S-400 complex, ”writes Lev Romanov, the author of the material.
In total, An-22 can lift weights in 60 tons and deliver them over a distance of more than 5 thousand km at a speed of 560 km / h. Aircraft crew - up to 7 people.