Each of the three oxygen generation units – housed in 40ft freight containers – are able to produce 500 litres of oxygen per minute.

World's largest cargo plane leaves Northern Ireland and is on its way to India with lifesaving Covid-19 equipment

The world’s largest cargo plane has left Belfast flying three 18-tonne oxygen generators and 1,000 ventilators as part of the UK’s latest response to India’s COVID-19 crisis.

Staff at Belfast International Airport worked through the night to load 60 tonnes of life-saving kit, funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, aboard the massive Antonov 124 aircraft.

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