As a gratitude to Corona Warriors, IAF along with sister services, in its own unique manner, salute brave COVID warriors who have been selflessly working during these unprecedented times of pandemic

Saluting the country’s Corona Warriors, Indian Air Force fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30 MKI, MiG-29 and Jaguar on Sunday undertook fly past exercise in several cities, including New Delhi.

In addition, C-130 transport aircraft too followed the similar profile as fighters covering the entire Delhi and NCR region. All these aircrafts flew at an approximate height of 500 meters to 1000 meters keeping aerospace safety in mind especially in respect of bird activity.

IAF’s helicopters in New Delhi also carried out rose petal dropping over Police War Memorial, hospitals like AllMS, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, GTB Hospital, Loknayak Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Safdarjang Hospital, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, Max Saket, Rohini Hospital, Apollo Indraprastha Hospital and Army Hospital Research and Referral.

This flying activity is combined along with the training activity of IAF and opportunity flight for transport aircraft and helicopters who are involved in moving supplies related to COVID-19 task.

India has been successfully fighting Corona Virus with the help of COVID Warriors. IAF has been contributing towards the national effort to contain Corona by supporting mobility of men and material both at international and domestic level.

More than 600 tons of medical supplies and large number of people have been airlifted including Doctors, Para-medics and equipment for setting up COVID testing labs.

IVD Bureau