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IAF airlifts 425 stranded passengers between Leh, Jammu

Last Updated: Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 02:03

Jammu: IAF on Friday pressed a special aircraft to airlift 425 stranded passengers between Leh and Jammu.
"An IL-76 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force was pressed into service to ferry the stranded passengers mostly hailing from Leh and Kargil districts of J&K.
"A total of 425 passengers including women and children were airlifted both ways," a defence spokesman said.

The Air Officer Commanding of Jammu`s Air Force Station, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Operations Officer were present and personally supervised the smooth conduct of the operation, he said.

First Published: Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 02:03

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