The Indian Air Force airlifted the cylinders; they had been collected in Chennai by the Indian Red Cross Society
The Indian Air Force airlifted 450 oxygen cylinders from the United Kingdom to Chennai airport by way of Cairo, and it reached by 5 a.m. on Tuesday, airport sources stated. The cylinders, every holding about 46 litres, had been airlifted on the IAF IFC-7221 plane. Sources stated, the Indian Red Cross Society collected the cylinders on the airport. Another 450 cylinders of the identical capability may also attain Chennai by 11 a.m.