Watch: “Crazy” Italian stunt pilot drives past tunnels in Turkey and enters Guinness Book of World Records, Trending News
In a daring act, an Italian stunt pilot Dario costa took his plane through two tunnels in Istanbul, Turkey, assuring that his feat entered the Guinness Book of Records.
The first class act shattered the longest plane flight made in a tunnel. The total distance traveled by Costa’s plane was 1,730 meters. Costa’s glass passed easily past the two tunnels.
People on social media applauded the incredible feat as the plane passed through the Çatalca tunnels outside of Istanbul.
Dario Costa, an Italian stunt pilot, has teamed up with Red Bull to become the first person to fly a plane through a tunnel.
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Distance: 1.4 miles
Speed: 152 mph
Only 4 meters separated the wing tip and the wall on each side 🤯 pic.twitter.com/NR1UZjobFE
– Joe Pompliano (@JoePompliano) September 4, 2021
Italian stunt pilot Dario Costa flew his specially modified Zivko Edge 540 racing plane inside one of Çatalca’s twin tunnels on the North Marmara highway in Turkey.
Average speed: 245 km / h (152 mph)
– Vincenzo Landino (@vincenzolandino) September 4, 2021
Video of the incredible feat has gone viral on social media.
After the daredevil act, Dario Costa said: “I had never flown in a tunnel in my life – no one had ever done so – so there was a big question mark in my head though. everything would turn out as we had planned. It was a great relief, of course, but a great, great happiness was the main emotion. For me, this is another dream come true.
Courtesy of social media: Twitter – @redbull
(With contributions from the Agencies)