Sunday, January 27, 2013

IAF air ambulance evacuates eight injured in Kumbh Mela fire


New Delhi: An air ambulance of Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully evacuated eight persons, injured in a fire at Kumbh Mela, for emergency medical attention in the national capital.
"IAF immediately pressed into service an AN-32 aircraft (modified air ambulance) from Agra on requisition to airlift eight severely burnt pilgrims by Allahabad's District Magistrate and flew them out to Delhi at about 1215 hours yesterday," IAF spokesperson Wing Commander Gerard Galway said.
26/01/13 PTI/ZeeNews