Operation Kaveri: After the civil war in Sudan, the Government of India is running Operation Kaveri. Under which the Indians trapped in the African country are being brought safely. According to reports, the Indian Air Force has brought back about 1200 people so far. During this, a surprising rescue operation of the Indian Air Force came to the fore, in which the C-130J aircraft of the army landed without lights and brought 121 Indians including a pregnant woman.
Giving information about this, according to the news agency ANI, the Air Force has told that about 40 km from Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. In the north there is a place named Saidna. There is a small airstrip there. There was no arrangement for navigation here, nor was there any arrangement for lighting. Despite this, the army, showing bravery, rescued 121 Indians. Army’s technology has come in handy for this, in which they used night vision glasses.
C-130J aircraft being used in Operation Kaveri
Giving information about this entire operation, the Air Force said, “A daring operation was carried out on the night of 27 and 28 April. Indian Air Force C-130J aircraft rescued 121 personnel from a small airstrip in Saidna. This includes people suffering from health problems including a pregnant woman. This place is 40 km from Khartoum. is in the far north. These people did not even have any means to reach the port of Sudan.
#OperationKaveri takes to the Skies!
— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) April 26, 2023
#SudanConflict | In a daring operation carried out on the night of 27/28 Apr 2023, a C-130J aircraft of the IAF rescued 121 personnel from a small airstrip at Wadi Sayyidna, which is about 40 km North of Khartoum. The passengers included medical cases, including a pregnant lady;… pic.twitter.com/gTQv0w8Pul
— ANI (@ANI) April 28, 2023
Sharing further information, the Air Force said, “The surface of the airstrip to land on was bad. Without navigation and the biggest thing that there were no landing lights (these are most important for the landing of an aircraft). He further added, “While proceeding towards the runway, the aircrew used their electro-optical/infra-red sensors and ensured that there was no obstruction or disturbance on the runway. After this, the aircrew landed their aircraft in the night using night vision goggles.
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