WATCH: Cockpit view of world's largest aircraft landing in Shannon showcases Ireland's breathtaking scenery
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WATCH: Cockpit view of world's largest aircraft landing in Shannon showcases Ireland's breathtaking scenery

THE WORLD'S largest aircraft landed in the West of Ireland yesterday to delivery an enormous consignment of PPE, and got a magnificent bird's eye view of the Emerald Isle.

The 225 Antonov 'Mriya' jet, the only one of its kind in the world-- six storeys high and as big as Croke Park-- delivered an incredible 1 million items of PPE to aid in Ireland's fight against coronavirus.

County Clare's Shannon Airport is the only airport in Ireland with a runway capable of handling the jet's massive size, meaning that, as they landed, the pilot got a breathtaking view of the beauty the west of Ireland is famous for.

Now this unique view has been shared with the public, as Antonov Airlines posted a video from the cockpit of plane coming in to land.

As it descends through thick, grey, rain-filled clouds-- unfortunately another thing the Emerald Isle is famous for-- the view clears, and the dazzling seascape and greenery which surrounds the airport is revealed.

Check out the breathtaking video below-- and if you're away from Ireland at the moment, prepare to feel a bit homesick.

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Shannon has been handling the delivery of multiple consignments of PPE since the pandemic took hold in the Republic of Ireland, with several high-profile Irish celebrities also doing their part to bring the essential items into the country.

In March, MMA star Conor McGregor announced he was purchasing €1 millon worth of PPE to support the efforts of frontline healthcare workers across the country.

Meanwhile, the members of U2 donated a whopping €10 million to help source and purchase over 40 tonnes of PPE gear-- an amount which, in normal times, would be a 13 year supply.