We have published a lot of posts about Chernobyl and Pripyat but never saw the exclusion zone from the height. How do they look from the height of ten thousand meters? The city where life stopped in the 80s is slowly getting swallowed by the woods today. Join us and fly over the zone right now.
Morning fogs over the Kiev region.
Gostomel airfield, the main airport of the world biggest aircraft An-225 "Mriya".
Big planes - An-124 "Ruslan", "Mriya" is standing in the hangar to the right. You can see its tail on the picture above.
This object is called "Chernobyl-2". Twenty seven years ago it was an absolutely secret object. It allowed to follow ground targets over Europe and not only, detect launches of a potential enemy in North America. The complex was called "Duga-1".