Bhuntar (Himachal Pradesh): The Indian Air Force (IAF) evacuated a critical patient of the Indian Army in complete darkness in Himachal Pradesh's Bhuntar.
The medical evacuation was carried out from a Mi-17 chopper of the force.
"iAF helicopters #savinglives. Undterred by lack of lights in the area, a #Mi17 of @hqwaciaf, using #NVGs (Night Vision Goggles), evacuated a critical patient of @adgpi from Bhuntar in #Himachal yesterday night", the official tweeted.
Earlier this year, the Indian Coast Guard carried out a mid-sea medical evacuation of a critically ill crew member aboard a foreign vessel off the Kerala coast amidst extreme weather conditions, a defense statement said.