UAE sets world record for largest flag flown in free fall

UAE has yet again set another World record as it celebrates its 48th National Day.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council broke this news on his Instagram post.
He shared a video of the UAE flag fluttering in the Dubai skies on his Instagram account @faz3 or Fazza.
It set a “new World Record for the largest flag flown in free fall”.
The flag measures 144 meteres square in area was released by five skydivers. There were also two other skydivers who are seen in spiral formation, releasing green and red smoke.
“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,” the Crown Prince wrote on his caption.
The video uploaded more than four hours ago has already more than 558,385 views, as of this writing.
According to Guinness Book of World Records, it was in 2012 when the biggest flag was flown in free fall. The Iraq flag measured 1,226.27 m² (13,199.49 ft²).

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