Air Force transport planes have been flying relief sorties rush to transport 82 people wounded 1629
Air Force transport aircraft to take off in Yushu. Shenling She
the reporter Sun Xingwei special correspondent Xuhui East
afternoon, the reporter walked into the snowflakes Yushu airport.
far I heard the roar of aircraft sound in the temporary opening of the apron on the Air Force, Air Force Il-76 transport aircraft loaded with relief supplies landed firmly, the soldiers are busy unloading cargo .
out of the cabin of the captain, air force regiment Ding Yi, deputy head, told reporters: “We have pulled all the people in disaster areas is urgently needed blankets and food, a total of 15 tons … …”
“Today is our second trip unit supplies a pull operation.” Zhang Guiliang the side of the pilot added.
Air Force Commander Liu Guangbin relief took over the former refers to the incumbent, said: “Ding Yi unit is the first unit to reach the disaster area, in the rush to transport the wounded and material transfer in the highest number of flights has reached 23 sorties, 45 hours. “
” Ding Yi, Yushu airport also created a record of the first night. Yushu airport does not have night equipment, in order to improve transport capacity, the Air Force decided to install night Yushu airport system, Ding Yi unit from the first trials as a task night success, greatly improving the throughput of the airport, to create the conditions to accelerate the pace of relief! “Liu Guangbin added.
into the cab, the reporter saw a bag placed inside the bread, Zhang Guiliang told reporters: “rush to transport relief supplies, there is no point to eat, often sneak in to eat in the cab, this is not, they are eat instant noodles too! “inside the cabin, the electronic division Xie Red Star, electricians leather Patriotic is eating instant noodles, small Xie told reporters that they had five hours without lunch.
aircraft, the crew are working on other aircraft maintenance.
As of 18:00 today, the Air Force has a total of 82 sorties, rush to transport the injured 1629 people, 1493 people relief workers, 13 units of vehicles, materials 874.8 tons.
(April 20, Yushu newspaper Xinhua)
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