Russian runway paved with gold

Russian runway paved with goldA Russian plane loaded with precious metals lost its glittering cargo on take-off Thursday, scattering the runway with gold and silver. The cargo of bars of concentrated ore used to transport the precious metals weighed 9.3 tonnes. “As it gathered height, the cargo door became damaged due to the shifting of cargo” and “part of the cargo was scattered on the runway,” Russia’s Investigative Committee said in a statement on Telegram.

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