Indian Air Force Flood Relief Operation in Assam and Meghalaya
-IAF has flown around 74 missions, rescued 253 stranded persons and dropped more than 200 tonnes of relief material
Indian Air Force (IAF) is conducting flood relief operations in Assam and Meghalaya states in the northeast of India since 21 June 2022. Since then, IAF has flown around 74 missions, rescued 253 stranded persons and dropped more than 200 tonnes of relief material as part of the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operation, conducted in aid to the civil administration of the affected areas.
IAF has deployed C-130J Super Hercules, An-32 transport aircraft, Mi-17V5 helicopters, Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) Dhruv and Mi-17 helicopters to provide relief aid and supplies to the people stranded in these areas. Operations are under progress in coordination with the civil administration.