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VP congratulates AI team for evacuating over 600 Indians from coronavirus-affected Wuhan

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 07-02-2020 10:48 IST | Created: 07-02-2020 10:47 IST
VP congratulates AI team for evacuating over 600 Indians from coronavirus-affected Wuhan
A Visual from the Air India special flight with Indians and Maldivians on board Image Credit: ANI

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday congratulated the Air India team that evacuated around 600 Indians from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. "Many compliments to the 34-member Team Air INDIA for flying into #coronavirus-hit Wuhan city & evacuating more than 600 Indians onboard two special flights," he tweeted.

The two special flights carrying as many as 647 Indians and 7 Maldivians had reached New Delhi on Saturday and Sunday. The team led by Air India's Director of Operations Captain Amitabh Singh included 30 cabin crew, eight pilots, 10 commercial staff of Air India and one senior officer from AI CMD Secretariat.

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