Air Force transport aircraft Il-76 wide strategy to create three new delivery record
wide air transport aviation regiment crew transport the wounded. Newspaper correspondent Shenling She
newspaper Yushu, April 23 Xinhua special correspondent Wuyi Li, Xiao Haihong reports: Yushu relief, wide air transport aviation regiment has created three new records: for the first time highland valleys unfamiliar airport fly , organized the first successful establishment, high-intensity missions at high altitude airports, the first of the plateau unfamiliar airport at night to perform tasks under the conditions precedent.
April 14, the regiment received the order only 21 minutes later, three large transport aircraft Il-76 teachers in the vice, led by captain Johnny scrambled. Participated in the Wenchuan earthquake relief Qiu Defu captain, Xie Changjiang captain points to lead the crew fly to Beijing Nanyuan Airport, Chengdu Airport Taiping Temple, the day from Beijing, Chengdu, Yushu airport, flew the first batch, the 192 earthquake rescue team and 55.1 tons relief supplies arrived in the disaster area for the whole group in the highlands unfamiliar airport takeoff and landing when the pioneer.
just completed last August, Yushu airport Batang complicated geographical conditions, inadequate facilities. At 22:05 on the 15th, Ding Yi, the first time night crew successfully landed Yushu airport.
4 17, three aircraft ready to return in Yushu when the weather changes unexpectedly, encountered severe icing during climb and intensity of turbulence, the crew determined to change the height, raised to IL-76 aircraft has a maximum ceiling 12,000 meters and fly around the clouds, the safe return of peace Temple in Chengdu airport. April 20, Yushu rain and snow storms, Yushu airport Batang cancel night landing, nine critically injured urgent transfer Xining. 4033 crew braved the rain and snow, the night flew to re-open the Yushu Batang airport. 20:58, crew laid two simple reliance on temporary runway lights, through the canyon, a successful landing. 23:17, containing nine seriously injured and 21 lightly wounded and injured personnel accompanying the aircraft landed safely at Xining airport.
relief, teachers Yujin Chi that “when conditions permit such non-stop flight to take extraordinary measures” scenario, each route has been shortened after the adoption of superior sailing time of 40 minutes.
According to the head, Captain Quan-Sheng Wang introduced, at 22, 20, has been widely and air transport aviation units flying 103 sorties, air rescue personnel 1618 people, 14 units of vehicles, various types of 1115.34 tons of relief supplies, transport 1866 people wounded and accompanying persons.