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Beach-combers in Russia get a surprise when a large craft comes to shore. Not since Bubba Watson's BubbaCraft golf cart zipped through a water-hazard has a hovercraft made such a splash. Imagine you're frolicking in the sand when a monster hovercraft comes ashore like a motorized whale beaching itself.
On this Baltic sea beach, there seemed to be no panic as cellphones captured the surreal scene from various angles. This class of Russian Navy hovercraft is the largest in the world. But what's it doing among all those sunbathers? Normally we expect our beaches to be terrorized by jaws or the Montauk monster.
The tank's manufacturer says it had the green light as it went from the factory to the test range.