IAF planes lands with oxygen cylinders from UK

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The C17 Globemaster III planes from Brize Norton in the UK landed at Chennai airport at 4 am and at 11.30am.

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CHENNAI: Two Indian Air Force aircraft brought 900 empty oxygen cylinders from the United Kingdom to Chennai on Tuesday.
The C17 Globemaster III planes from Brize Norton in the UK landed at Chennai airport at 4 am and at 11.30am.
The planes took off from Jamnagar Air Force base on May 2 and stopped only once for refuelling in Cairo, Egypt.
The IAF had already brought in 54 cryogenic containers and 900 oxygen cylinders from Singapore, Dubai, Bangkok, Frankfurt and Brize Norton in the UK.
Within the country, the IAF has transported 180 empty cryogenic oxygen containers, apart from other relief material like oxygen cylinders, oxygen plant equipment, essential medicines and hospital equipment.
The force used eight C-17 planes, four IL-76 planes, ten C-130 planes and 20 An-32 aircraft and Mi-17V5 and Chinook helicopters to transport oxygen and essential medical supplies meant for handling Covid-19.

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