IAF’s 37 members medical team for earthquake-tsunami hit Indonesia

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01xC-17 is being loaded at Palam with relief material received from NDMA, including 15.66T of tentage & generators, 16T of medicines. Photo : Indian Airforce

Indian Airforce special aircraft, carrying 37 medical personnel has taken off from Hindon for Chennai. From Chennai the aircraft will take off for Kualanamu International Airport & then move to Palu, Indonesia.

The Medical teams have been instructed to be self contained for 10 days. Accordingly they are carrying their rations, generators, FOL, tentage. In addition, light medical equipment including X-ray machine & medicines are being carried.

According to IAF, 01xC-17 is being loaded at Palam with relief material received from National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), including 15.66 Tonnes of tentage & generators, 16 Tonn of medicines. After loading aircraft will take off to Chennai & then ferry further to Makkasar in Indonesia.