Published On : Mon, Aug 16th, 2021
National News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

The Air India flight out on a fateful Sunday

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Usually it took between 105 and 120 minutes to fly from Delhi to Kabul; on Sunday afternoon it had taken three and a half hours.

Some passengers on the plane recounted that they could “gauge the tension on the ground”, but it was not clear what it was all about.

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There were soldiers skirting the runways. There was also a roar of air activity: C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft and Chinook helicopters were flying in and out.

And they saw civilian airplanes belonging to Pakistan and Qatar parked on the tarmac.

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