Indian Air Force aircraft has reached India carrying 112 people from Wuhan including 36 citizens of 7 foreign countries who were trapped in the epicenter of Coronavirus. A special aircraft of the Indian Air Force arrived in Wuhan on Wednesday with relief supplies. After delivering relief material there, It reached Delhi with 112 people trapped there by the same aircraft.
#SavingLives – The special flight of IAF C-17 Globemaster, carrying 112 passengers on board from Wuhan, China, landed at New Delhi, 0635h today. All Crew & medical team were quarantined.— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) February 27, 2020
The same flight airlifted the medical team & approx 15tonnes of medical supplies on 26 Feb20. pic.twitter.com/lfq4prZTQw
According to Indian Air Force, the special aircraft of the Indian Air Force reached Wuhan with 15 tonnes of relief material. After delivering relief material there, The same aircraft evacuated 112 people stranded in Wuhan and reached Delhi at 6.45 am on Thursday. Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar has said that we have shown solidarity with the people of China in this difficult time by sending relief material from India.
A special flight of IAF comprising of the crew, medical team & support staff departed from Air Force Station, Palam on 26 Feb 20. As a goodwill gesture from Government of India, IAF airlifted approximately 15 tonnes of medical supplies in C-17 Globemaster III to Wuhan, China. pic.twitter.com/AKMNLlPnya— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) February 26, 2020
Indian Foreign minister S. Jaishankar tweeted, “There are 76 Indians in this aircraft, including 36 people from foreign countries.” These include 23 nationals from Bangladesh, 6 from China, 2 each from Myanmar and Maldives and one each from South Africa, USA and Madagascar. All those who reached Delhi will be kept in quarantine centre for 14 days and examined.
On its return from Wuhan, the IAF flight has brought back 76 Indians & 36 nationals from 7 countries – Bangladesh, Myanmar, Maldives, China, South Africa, USA and Madagascar. Appreciate facilitation by Chinese government.— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) February 27, 2020
Indian Air Force aircraft Globemaster C-17 went to Wuhan on Wednesday with 15 tonnes of relief supplies including masks, gloves and other medical equipment.
Now India has evacuated total 723 Indians & 43 Foreign nationals from Wuhan in 3 evacuation flights which were sent on 31st Jan, 1st Feb & 26th Feb.