A new world record was set on Sunday in the UAE when the biggest flag free fall took place in the skies of Dubai.
Fazza posts stunning footage on Instagram
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, shared an amazing video of the world record achievement on his Instagram account on Sunday. The footage shows the record being set as a team of skydivers plummeted to earth holding tightly onto a huge UAE flag.
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لحظة فخر جديدة في ظل احتفالاتنا باليوم الوطني لدولتنا العزيزة … تم تحطيم رقم قياسي جديد لأكبر علم بمساحة ١٤٤ متر مربع حلق خلال قفزة مظلية حرة في سماء الوطن. … Another proud moment as our nation’s flag sets a new World Record for the largest flag flown in free fall measuring 144.28 m² 🇦🇪 Happy National Day
World Record comes right before 48th UAE National Day
In the post, Fazza revealed that the flag measured 144.28 square meters making it the largest flag flown in free fall. Two additional skydivers were also present during the jump, releasing red and green smoke as they spiraled around the flag. It was certainly a spectacular display and a proud moment as per the Crown Prince’s own words:
Another proud moment as our nation’s flag sets a new World Record forthe largest flag flown in free fall measuring 144.28 m². Happy National Day.Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
The triumph comes before the 48th UAE National Day which takes place this year on Monday 2nd December. Plenty of celebrations are lined up to celebrate the annual event and we’re wondering if some lucky residents might get a call from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum like they did last year!