New Delhi. 09 March 2020. C-17 ‘Globemaster’ aircraft of the Indian Air Force has taken off from Hindan airbase for Tehran today, to airlift Indian citizens. IAF’s medical team and support staff is onboard the aircraft for the humanitarian assistance mission. The aircraft will return with Indian citizens in the early hours of 10 March 2020.

Indian Air Force has made all necessary operational and medical arrangements to ensure expeditious and safe return of our countrymen from Iran.