Coronavirus: Air India Crew Hailed For Mission To Rescue Indians, B-Town Says 'hats Off'

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As Coronavirus outbreak sends alarming signals worldwide, Air India crew was hailed for its mission to rescue Indians in Wuhan. B-Town said 'hats off'.

Written By Joel Kurian | Mumbai | Updated On:
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National carrier Air India sending its crew to rescue Indians stranded in the coronavirus-hit Wuhan earned a thumbs up from Bollywood celebrities. Many of them took to social media and praised the crew with words like ‘salute’ and ‘thumbs up’, while sending prayers and wishes for their good health. Raveena Tandon, Resul Pookutty and Priya Gupta were among those who reacted. 

READ: Air India's Second Special Flight Departs For Wuhan From Delhi Airport To Evacuate Indians

Sharing pictures of the crew, Resul Pookutty saluted them, calling them ‘wonderful’ and their mission as ‘one of the most difficult evacuation flight of their life.’ The Oscar-winning sound artist praised and sent his best wishes for their ‘call way beyond their duty.’ 

READ: Harbhajan Singh Salutes Air India For Coming To The Rescue Of Indians In Wuhan

Producer Priya Gupta said it was ‘very difficult job to do’ and said ‘hats off.’ Raveena Tandon prayed for them to be safe. 

Here are the tweets 

Earlier, Harbhajan Singh too had wished the crew the very best for the mission. 

The Air India flight carrying 324 Indians, landed in Delhi from Wuhan on Saturday morning. Another flight departed to the Chinese city, that has become the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, on Saturday. 

READ: Air India Special Flight With 324 Indians From Coronavirus-hit Wuhan Lands In Delhi

The official Air India statement read, "Another flight will depart to Wuhan from Delhi at 12.50 pm today with a different set of crew, same doctors' team with another aircraft. The rescue team is again headed by Capt Amitabh Singh, Director Operation, Air India." 

259 persons have succumbed to the coronavirus in China, as per latest reports. Reports claim around 12,000 persons have been infected with the virus in China. 

READ: Coronavirus: Air India Special Flight Takes Off From Wuhan With Over 300 Indians On Board



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