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Air Force Highlights Role Of Y-20 Airlifters In Afghan Aid Mission

July 01 2022


The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) says its large transport aircraft have demonstrated their value in humanitarian aid operations as part of China’s response to a deadly earthquake in Afghanistan, reports the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong).

Y-20 airlifters conducted six flights in three days to deliver 105 metric tons of relief supplies to Afghanistan after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit the eastern part of the country on June 22.

The flights demonstrated...

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