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LIVE: Aircraft travels down M5, M4 and M32 with police escort

A massive private jet is being transported on motorways from Gloucestershire to Bristol.

The Boeing 727, built in 1968, is brought from Cotswold Airport to Brislington by truck on the M5, M4 and M32.

The plan is to leave the airport near Kemble at 9 a.m. today (February 27) and arrive sometime tonight in the Bonville Road business district of the Pytch news company.

Pytch owner Johnny Palmer bought the plane for less than £ 100,000 and will use it as environmentally friendly office and event space for his company.

The jet, which was used by Japan Airlines before becoming privately owned in the 1970s, sold for £ 50 million in new condition. Mr. Palmer received a cheap offer because it has neither a motor nor a wing.

It will be placed on the property with a 200-foot crane tomorrow at 10 a.m.

“Instead of flying, it will crawl along the M5, M4 and M32 at 20 mph,” Palmer said.

“There will likely be traffic disruptions when the police escort helps take two lanes of the motorway. The way it is strapped to the trailer is important as a rolling hull on the road can be fatal. “

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