Air India pilot recalls the “deathly quiet” in Wuhan amidst coronavirus evacuation

Niharika Sharma
Air India pilot recalls the “deathly quiet” in Wuhan amidst coronavirus evacuation

Singh, who is director of operations at Air India, planned and led the national carrier’s evacuation missions from the city on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. The first flight airlifted 324 Indians out Wuhan; the second one rescued 323, besides seven Maldivians. Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri awarding the letter of appreciation to captain Amitabh Singh.