The Indian Air Pressure’s first evacuation flight with 200 Indians from Romanian capital Bucharest landed on the Hindon air base right here within the early hours of Thursday, sources mentioned.
The primary flight — which was performed utilizing C-17 army transport plane — landed in Delhi at 1.30 am.
Three extra C-17 plane of the Indian Air Pressure (IAF) with roughly 300 evacuees from Ukraine will land on the Hindon airbase by 8 am on Thursday, sources mentioned.
India has been evacuating its residents by particular flights from Ukraine’s western neighbours akin to Romania, Hungary and Poland because the Ukrainian airspace has been shut since February 24 because of the Russian army offensive.
The IAF planes are additionally coming from these neighbouring nations, sources mentioned.
Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt obtained the Indian evacuees of the primary C-17 flight on the airbase, they mentioned.
Roughly 8,000 Indians, primarily college students, are stranded in Ukraine, International Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla had mentioned on Tuesday.
4 Union ministers have gone to Ukraine’s western neighbours to facilitate the evacuation of Indian nationals.
Hardeep Singh Puri is in Hungary, Jyotiraditya Scindia is in Romania, Kiren Rijiju is in Slovakia and V Okay Singh is in Poland.
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