The IAF C-17 makes historc landing at Tuting , Arunachal Pradesh

Shillong, March 14: The C 17 Globemaster of the Indian Air Force carried out a historic landing at Tuting advanced landing ground amidst the hills of Arunachal Pradesh today. The  crew included Group Captain K Rama Rao, Wing Commander Amiya Kant Patnaik, Wing Commander K Trivedi and Sqn Ldr L Nayak . The challenging airfield is in the midst of high hills in a narrow valley.

The mammoth C17 Globemaster could execute this mission flawlessly owing to its  agile manoeuvrability Superlative performance and the excellent flying skills of the pilots. After completion of the trial landing the C17 carried out an operational mission airlifting op load into the austere airfield. The mission carried out today demonstrated C 17 aircraft’s operational performance and capability of tactical air mobility of IAF.

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