Video: How the Soviet An-124 helped to disrupt the “Dakar 2000”

Видео: Как советские Ан-124 помогли не сорвать «Дакар-2000»

The legendary rally-RAID 2010, launched in Dakar and finishing in Cairo, was on the verge of collapse.

French authorities have warned of the Director Hubert Auriol, that the passage of the rally through the territory of the Niger, attended a high probability of terrorist attacks.

The organizers decided not to risk the lives of the participants of the rally-RAID and planned a giant trip from Niamey (Niger) in Sabha (Libya).

To cover a distance of 2000 km and helped the Soviet transport aircraft an-124 that carried the required load.

The race was postponed for five days, but it still managed to resume and successfully complete the capital of Egypt.

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