Indian Air Force Continues Relief and Rescue Operations in rain ravaged areas of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh

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Indian Air Force Continues Relief and Rescue Operations in rain ravaged areas of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh

In continuation of rescue & relief operations by the Indian Air Force in flood affected areas of Tamil Nadu and on completion of airlift of 04 National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) teams from Delhi and 10 NDRF teams from Bhubaneswar to Arakkonam, 04 Indian Army Columns are being airlifted by the transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force today. One C-130J from Tambaram to Delhi and Two C-17s from Arakkonam are expected to get back stranded passengers to Begumpet/Delhi, today.

The helicopter operations are on full swing wherein 04 Medium Lift Helicopter, One Advance Light Helicopter (ALH) and 05 Chetak/Cheetah are involved actively in rescue & relief operations.

One helicopter is positioned in Tirupati to aid the Andhra Pradesh Government.

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