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Indian Air Force

The officials said the C-17 aircraft has already landed in Dubai. (Representational)New Delhi: A heavy-lift transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force was on Monday sent to Dubai to airlift seven empty cryogenic oxygen containers, officials said.They said the C-17 aircraft has already landed in Dubai."After loading, the aircraft will get airborne for Panagarh in West Bengal and is likely to arrive there at 5:30 pm," said an official.India is struggling with a second wave of coronavirus infection and hospitals in several states are reeling under shortage of medical oxygen and beds in view of rising COVID-19 cases.PromotedListen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.comThe country recorded over three lakh coronavirus cases for the fifth day in a row today.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)