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The Russian Antonov AN-124 was stuck in South Africa for a week as suppliers refused to refuel the plane. Photo: André de Beer
The Russian Antonov AN-124 was stuck in South Africa for a week as suppliers refused to refuel the plane. Photo: André de Beer

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The Russian Antonov AN124 cargo plane that was stranded at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg without fuel for several days flew to Maputo in Mozambique on Monday evening, using its last whiff of fumes in the tank.

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