Flood : Indian carriers, including Air India, have so far airlifted over 35,000 stranded passengers



Indian carriers, including Air India, have so far airlifted over 35,000 stranded passengers and flown 114 tonnes of relief materials to the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir.


While Air India permanently stationed two aircraft to fly out stranded people and patients free of cost from Srinagar and Leh, private airlines and non-scheduled and charter operators too mounted additional flights to evacuate affected people, an official release said.




While four helicopters were deployed by Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited, five more were kept in readiness to meet emergent situations.

Indian Air Force also have deployed C130 & C17 Globemaster III !



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