Footage shows Boeing 787 leaving massive vapour trail behind

The video was shot from another plane

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Incredible close-up footage of a passenger plane leaving a huge vapour trail through the sky while flying over Russia has emerged online.

The stunning video shot from another plane shows the long trail left behind by a Boeing 787.

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The plane was flying over the east coast of Russia at the time and perfectly shows a condensation trail forming at 33,000 feet in the air.

The person who filmed the video wrote online: "This contrail looks dark against the rising sun."

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The plane was flying over the east coast of Russia

He went on to explain that the trails are the result of hot exhaust mixing with cold air with a high moisture content.

The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner's are seen as a revolutionary new "greener", "jet lag-busting" passenger plane, Mirror Online reported earlier this year.

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The stunning video was posted online

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The footage shows a condensation trail forming at 33,000 feet in the air

It is seen as the greatest advance in aviation since Concorde and this week was on the UK leg of a world tour, which took in Heathrow, Manchester and Gatwick airports.

It also emerged last month that high levels of air pollution could be blamed for a bad night's sleep .

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The person who filmed the video wrote online: "This contrail looks dark against the rising sun." (Photo: Newsflare)

People living in areas with raised nitrogen dioxide were found to be up to 60 per cent more likely to suffer from sleep deprivation than those living in areas with lower pollution levels, according to research.

A study, involving 1,863 people, suggests the impact of air pollution on the respiratory and central nervous system ultimately has an effect on how well people sleep.

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