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Giant Globemaster flies into St. John's


If you heard a loud roar and felt your house shake Monday afternoon in St. John’s, you were probably feeling the effects of a Canadian Armed Forces CC-177 Globemaster III aircraft doing a flyby before landing at St. John’s airport.

The giant cargo aircraft and its crew were arriving in town to do some practice approaches and pilot training at the ‘divert airfield’, an alternate airfield for transatlantic flights.

The plane was being flown by Corner Brook native Lt. Col. Bill Church and his crew which also contains three more Newfoundlanders. It was also an opportunity for the crew to have a quick visit with family members who met them on the tarmac.

The plane is 53 meters long and has a wingspan of about 52 meters.

The giant cargo aircraft and its crew were arriving in town to do some practice approaches and pilot training at the ‘divert airfield’, an alternate airfield for transatlantic flights.

The plane was being flown by Corner Brook native Lt. Col. Bill Church and his crew which also contains three more Newfoundlanders. It was also an opportunity for the crew to have a quick visit with family members who met them on the tarmac.

The plane is 53 meters long and has a wingspan of about 52 meters.

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