First Antarctica landing by a Boeing 757 airliner


Loftleidir Icelandic has landed a commercial Boeing 757 passenger jet on Antarctica for the first time.

Not a simple process as you can imagine, it isn’t a location where you can just pave a runway and start landing planes.

The airliner touched down on a blue ice runway at Union Glacier on Thursday, according to a statement from Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions (ALE).

Read more on this in the source site, after the first three sentences. Click.. here.

Source Credits: Allison Wallace in TotalTravel

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