IAF planes head for cyclone-ravaged MyanmarMay 7th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Two Indian Air Force AN-32 aircraft left for cyclone-ravaged Myanmar on Wednesday, carrying about eight tons of relief material.
Out of these two aircraft, one AN-32 belonging to the Para Training School, Agra is carrying four tons of tentage material from Kanpur to Yangoon. Wing Commander H Goswami would the Captain of this mission.
The other AN-32 aircraft is carrying approximately four tons of medicines and tents. Wing Commander Jay Mitra would be the Captain of this mission.
Both the AN-32s left for Myanmar capital Yangon at 5.am. this morning, and would be refuelling at Kolkata.
The aircraft are expected to reach their destination by the afternoon. (ANI)