According to reports, a cargo plane taking off from Yakutsk in Siberia left gold bars scattered along the runway as the cargo door was damaged when the flight gathered height. Authorities recovered 172 gold bars weighing 3.4 tons, say reports. Images show the precious metals scattered all along the runway. However, no one was reportedly injured in the incident which took place on Thursday.
It's -21C in Yakutia, sunny, we expect showers of diamond, platinum and gold... Plane loses its $368 million cargo; gems and precious metals rain over Russia’s coldest region as police and secret services stage emergency search https://t.co/NsUeOWxZf5 pic.twitter.com/8OXd6Al9is— The Siberian Times (@siberian_times) March 15, 2018
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