Kim Jong-Un’s private jet revealed as he marks his late father’s birthday

Hunched over a crystal ashtray, this is North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un pictured for the first time aboard his 174ft private jet.

The Soviet Ilyushin IL-62, dubbed Air Force Un, follows a design which became the world’s largest jet airliner when it first flew in 1963 but now sells for as little as £65,000.

Instead of 200 passengers it carries just the autocrat and his trusted aides in a style compared in scale to the U.S. Presidential jet Air Force One.


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Plane: Hunched over a crystal ashtray, this is  Kim Jong-Un pictured for the first time aboard the private  jet dubbed Air Force Un. A fully-equipped Soviet Ilyushin IL-62 would be capable of seating 200 people

Plane: Hunched over a crystal ashtray, this is Kim Jong-Un pictured for the first time aboard the private jet dubbed Air Force Un. A fully-equipped Soviet Ilyushin IL-62 would be capable of seating 200 people

Enjoying the view: The leader was on a tightly-controlled flight to view blocks of university apartments

Enjoying the view: The leader was on a tightly-controlled flight to view blocks of university apartments

Released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency, these photos showed the dictator examining half-built apartment blocks on the eve of the anniversary of his…

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