Indian Air Force airlifted six diesel tankers with a total capacity of 96 kilolitres

January 23, 2017 Photo(s): By PRO (Air Force)

Indian Air Force airlifted six diesel tankers with a total capacity of 96 kilolitres diesel from Guwahati to Imphal on 22 and 23 January 2017. Heavy lift transport aircraft C-17 was employed for the purpose. Earlier Indian Air Force aircrafts were kept on standby from 21 January 2017 for airlifting essential supplies to Imphal. One C-17 aircraft undertook three sorties each carrying one 20 Kilolitres and one 12 KL tankers for the mission.