Ukraine-Russia crisis: Air India Flight with students on-board lands in New Delhi late night
New Delhi: An Air India plane, AI1946, carrying 241 passengers from Ukraine landed in Delhi on late Tuesday night. The Boeing 787 aircraft left Ukraine’s capital Kyiv at 6 pm and reached Delhi around midnight.
India has advised students and citizens in Ukraine ‘whose stay is not essential’ to leave the country, in the wake of heightened tensions of east European nation with Russia and seemingly impending threat of war.
The airline operated a Boeing 787 aircraft to bring back Indians amid rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia.
In recent weeks, tensions have been escalating between Ukraine and Russia, and on Monday, Russia recognised the independence of two separatist regions in the eastern Ukraine