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Traffic in Wenvoe was slowed down this morning as a large aircraft was transported by road through the town. It is being transported on the M4 towards Gloucestershire.

Airbus plane's journey by M4 to the west of England

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Police warn of M4 disruption due to aeroplane

Avon and Somerset Police are warning that the plane which departed by road from Wenvoe this morning will cause disruption on the M4.

At 13:30 an aircraft fuselage is being transported from J18 to J15 on the M4 it will then head north on the A419 towards Cirencester and then southbound on the A429 to Cotswold Airport.

While on the A419 it will take up both northbound carriageways. From 13:30 on 2nd March.

– Avon and Somerset Police

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Large plane transported by road through Wenvoe

Police helped the aircraft on its way Credit: Nathan Thomas

Traffic in Wenvoe was slowed down this morning as a large aircraft was transported by road through the town.

Vale of Glamorgan Council warned of disruption to traffic when the "large abnormal load" was leaving the MoD site at St Athan.

South Wales Police say the Airbus plane is being taken to Cotswold Airport.

The wings have been removed from the aircraft to make transportation easier Credit: Nathan Thomas