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Crowd gathers to watch first landing of Airbus A380 at San Francisco International Airport

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Spectators watch a Lufthansa Airbus A380 land at San Francisco International Airport on May 10, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Lufthansa became the first major airline to bring the Airbus A380 to San Francisco International Airport with a daily non-stop to and from Frankfurt, Germany.

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Spectators wait for a Lufthansa Airbus A380 plane to land at San Francisco International Airport on May 10, 2011 in San Francisco, California.

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A Lufthansa Airbus A380 plane lands at San Francisco International Airport.

Here's more about the landing event from an airplane enthusiast.