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IAF plane airlifts liver from Pune, saves veteran’s life in Delhi

An official said the liver transplant took place at the Army Hospital (Research & Referral) in Delhi

IAF plane airlifts liver from Pune, saves veteran’s life in Delhi

The team of doctors were airlifted from Delhi to Pune and back, and the liver transplant took place at the Army Hospital in Delhi. Photo: X/@IAF_MCC



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New Delhi, February 25

An IAF Dornier aircraft was deployed at “short notice” to airlift a team of doctors from an army hospital in Delhi to transport a liver from Pune that saved the life of an army veteran here, the Indian Air Force said on Sunday.

The IAF also shared a few pictures of the aircraft and the team of doctors in a post on X.

“An IAF Dornier aircraft was activated at short notice to airlift a team of doctors of Army Hospital (R&R), to retrieve a liver from Pune to Delhi during the night on 23 Feb 24. The subsequent transplant surgery helped save the life of a #Veteran. #HarKaamDeshKeNaam #SavingLives,” it posted on X.

A senior official said the team of doctors were airlifted from Delhi to Pune and back, adding that the liver transplant took place at the Army Hospital (Research & Referral) in Delhi.

 

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