Oxygen tankers were loaded in Indian Air Force C-17 aircraft in Thailand's Bangkok. IAF to airlift the cryogenic oxygen tankers to Panagarh Airbase in West Bengal. Earlier, IAF airlifted three oxygen tankers from Singapore and six from Dubai to Panagarh. Several countries have come forward to help India amid increasing Covid-19 cases. Meanwhile, IAF aircraft are already ferrying oxygen containers within the country. An IAF plane carried two more empty oxygen tankers from Indore to Jamnagar in Gujarat. Tankers, loaded with oxygen, are scheduled to travel from Jamnagar to Indore by road. India recorded over 3.7 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases and 3,645 deaths in the last 24 hours.
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An Indian Air Force C-17 aircraft on April 29 carried two more empty oxygen tankers from Indore to Jamnagar in Gujarat. Tankers, loaded with medical oxygen are scheduled to travel from Jamnagar to Indore by road. Tankers cannot be transported by IAF aircraft as the gas is considered flammable and may pose a threat.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is continuing to aid Covid efforts by transporting oxygen tankers. The Indian Air Force's C17 planes were seen being loaded at Indore on April 27.The IAF craft carried two empty oxygen tankers to Jamnagar for refill. The refilled tankers are reportedly slated to return to Indore by road. IAF said it's shuttling oxygen tankers from at least seven cities. The air force is carrying cryogenic oxygen containers to Jamnagar, Ranchi and Bhubaneswar. Indian air force is also airlifting oxygen tankers from Singapore and Dubai. Watch the full video for more.
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An Indian Air Force C-17 transport aircraft on April 27 carried two empty oxygen tankers from Indore to Jamnagar in Gujarat. Tankers, loaded with medical oxygen are scheduled to travel from Jamnagar to Indore by road. Tankers cannot be transported by IAF aircraft as the gas is considered flammable and may pose a threat.
An Air India flight, carrying 500 BiPAPs, 250 oxygen concentrators and other medical supplies from Singapore, landed in Mumbai last night. Meanwhile, 318 Oxygen Concentrators loaded by Air India at JFK Airport in the US, is on their way to Delhi.
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Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan on May 09 informed Moil company will set up 350 (oxygen) bedded COVID care centre in the state at different locations, amid acute shortage across the country in wake of COVID second wave. "State govt and Centre govt are fighting together against COVID-19. Moil to set up 350 (oxygen) bedded COVID care centre in MP at different locations. They will also be providing us 350 oxygen concentrators and 50 ventilators," CM said to ANI.
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