Monday, May 31, 2021

Mangaluru: Biggest transport aircraft lands at city airport

Mangaluru: On Sunday May 30, Boeing C-17 strategic transport aircraft, said to be the biggest in its class, landed at the airpor there. The C-17 globemaster aircraft belonging to the Indian Air Force made news by landing at the airport here.

This is a military transport aircraft having four engines. It got down at the airport here in order to carry the emptied oxygen cylinders that had come to the New Mangalore Port Trust from Kuwait, back to that country.

The oxygen tanks which were received from Kuwait earlier too had been sent back by the Air Force aircraft. C-17 aircrafts are meant to handle huge consignments like tanks and other vehicles form one place to the other. These aircrafts have been carrying emergency goods from one corner of the world to the other under emergencies. These aircrafts can easily land in small airports without proper facilities.

31/05/21 Daijiworld

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