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Friday, May 29, 2015

Slow-moving fighter jet blocks Autobahn traffic


A damaged Eurofighter plane being pulled by a truck along the autobahn was so wide that it blocked three lanes of traffic on its way to being repaired in Bavaria on Thursday, drawing the ire of fellow drivers.

The supersonic fighter jet's wingspan of more than eleven meters was so large that other cars could not overtake it along the A9 autobahn.

And the truck hauling the plane along the autobahn could only travel at between 50 and 60 kilometers per hour due to the heavy load.

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