50 km from Pakistan border, IAF plane carrying Modi’s ministers lands on highway


PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2021 05:29 PM IST

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  • Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari inaugurated an emergency landing strip at Satta-Gandhav stretch on National Highway 925. A Hercules C-130J plane of the IAF, carrying the two ministers and Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, conducted a mock emergency landing on the newly built strip. The military landing strip is close to the Pakistan border. It is India’s first emergency landing on a highway. Defence Minister in his speech said, “by creating a strip so near the international border, we have given a message that we will stand up for unity, diversity and sovereignty of our country at whatever the cost.” Watch the full video for more details.


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