The worldâ€™s largest aircraft has crashed
during its second test flight since being revamped in the UK
â€“ damaging its cockpi
The Â£25million Airlander 10 â€“ a 302ft-long part plane , part helicopter and part airship â€“ was damaged after hitting a telegraph pole.The incident happened at its base at Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire, this morning, Daily Mirror reports.
It apparently went into a nosedive â€“ and damage is reportedly â€œextensiveâ€.
Photographs are emerging showing the aircraft on the ground with its nose pointing towards the floor.
Hybrid Air Vehicles, which is developing Airlander 10, issued a statement on Facebook which said: â€œWeâ€™re debriefing following the second test flight this morning.All crew are safe and well and there are no injuries.â€