3,400 kg gold spills on runway from cargo plane in Russia, navyamedia

3,400 kg gold spills on runway from cargo plane in Russia

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As many as 172 gold bars, weighing around 3,400 kg, spilled on a runway in Russia after the gate of a cargo plane that was carrying the precious metal opened during take-off.

Airport officials, however, recovered the gold bars. The officials the explained that a door handle was damaged causing it to fly open and spill the metal.