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IAF's C-17 airlifts cryogenic oxygen tankers

12 May 2021, 20:18 GMT+10

New Delhi [India] May 12 (ANI): Amid the shortage of medical supplies due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Indian Air Force's C-17 aircraft on Wednesday airlifted two cryogenic oxygen tankers from Agra to Jamnagar and two tankers from Indore to Jamnagar.

The aircraft took off from Agra early in the morning at 1:30 am on May 12 and landed back at Agra after completing all tasks at around 8:15 am.

Another IAF C-17 Globemaster was tasked to airlift 35 tons of COVID medical supplies from Frankfurt, Germany to Mumbai on May 11.

The aircraft got airborne from Hindon airbase early morning and landed at Frankfurt airport Germany after a 12 hours flight.

India has reported a total of 3,48,421 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country's total positive cases so far to 2,33,40,938. (ANI)

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