Luton Airport passengers were treated to an unusual sight on Wednesday.
The enormous Airbus Beluga – affectionately named because it’s a similar shape to a Beluga whale – took part in a training exercise at the airport.
It completed a couple of ‘touch and go’ manoeuvres before heading off again.
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The airbus, one of only six Beluga XLs in the world, is over 200ft long with a wing span of 197ft. It is used to mainly carry freight and aeroplane parts.