Machines and equipment were unloaded from both the planes with the help of cranes and sent to Uttarkashi in trucks. For the rescue operation being carried out in Uttarkashi, the C-17 Globemaster aircraft landed at the airport at around 1 pm. The aircraft was parked in front of the airport terminal and the machines were lowered. About an hour later, at 2:10 pm, the Hercules aircraft also landed at the airport.
VIDEO: Operation Silkyara…two huge army planes carrying machines and equipment landed at Dehradun airport during the day.
After this the aircraft was turned around from the front of the terminal and taken to the AntiRO complex. C-17 Globemaster has already landed at Dehradun Airport several times late at night carrying military equipment. Even after the Silkyara accident, this plane has landed at the airport three times late at night carrying machines and equipment. On Monday, both the planes landed amid the movement of other flights during the day. No flights were affected by this.
Movement of military planes is going on till late night for rescue at Dehradun Airport. Due to which all the agencies at the airport have been kept on alert. All the agencies are handling the flights, chartered planes as well as military planes very well.
– Prabhakar Mishra Airport Director