Two Y-20 aircraft of the Chinese Air Force have arrived in Tonga carrying relief supplies from Guangzhou


Xinhua — After a long flight of more than 10,000 kilometers, two Y-20 aircraft of the Chinese Air Force arrived at the International Airport of Nuku ‘alofa, capital of Tonga, on Tuesday.At the airport, the staff of the Chinese Embassy in Tonga and representatives of overseas Chinese held the five-star red flag and sang “Ode to the Motherland” to welcome the arrival of the air transport fleet.Bian Yufeng, head of the security Department of an Air Force department, told reporters: “The transport of relief supplies to Tonga, the distance is long, the terrain, weather, airport environment is complex, but all our crew united, overcome difficulties, resolutely complete the mission.”The Chinese military has sent air force transport planes and other relief materials to Tonga in response to the country’s request for assistance in the aftermath of a devastating volcanic eruption.The two Y-20 planes of the PLA Air Force took off from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport on Monday, carrying more than 30 tons of emergency and post-disaster reconstruction supplies, including food, drinking water, water purifiers, tents, folding beds, personal protective equipment and radio communication equipment.Statement: This article is reproduced for the purpose of passing on more information.If the source is wrong or violated your legitimate rights and interests, please contact the author with proof of ownership, we will promptly correct, delete, thank you.Email address: newmedia@xxcb.cn

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