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Rajnath, Gadkari inaugurate emergency landing strip for IAF planes on NH in Barmer

Deccan Chronicle | 09/09/2021 06:52 PM | Click to read full article

Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari inaugurated an emergency landing strip at Satta-Gandhav stretch on National Highway 925 here on Thursday for Indian Air Force (IAF) planes. 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 national highway on Thursday.

NH-925 is India's first national highway to be used for emergency landing of IAF aircraft.