Dragon flies through London’s Tower Bridge

London's Tower Bridge raised its drawbridge to make room for a massive dragon kite. (NBC/RTV/PREMIER)
London's Tower Bridge raised its drawbridge to make room for a massive dragon kite. (NBC/RTV/PREMIER)

LONDON (NBC/RTV/PREMIER) — London’s Tower Bridge raised its drawbridge to make room for a massive dragon kite Tuesday.

Event organizers said the kite measured 54 feet from head to toe, with a wingspan of 36 feet. That’s bigger than a London double-decker bus.

A speedboat helped the kite soar down the River Thames and under Tower Bridge.

The stunt promoted the new animated film “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”

That’s the sequel to the 2010 production “How to Train Your Dragon,” which featured a lead character, and Viking, named “Hiccup” and his faithful dragon “Toothless.”

“How to Train Your Dragon 2” is due to be released in the United Kingdom on July 11.

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