Senior district Judge of Dinajpur Aziz Ahmed and his wife Moushumi Akhter, who tested positive for COVID-19, were airlifted from Dinajpur to Dhaka on Sunday, reports UNB.
An MI-171SH helicopter of Bangladesh Air Force flew them to Dhaka on emergency basis. Later, they were taken to Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka for better treatment, said an Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR) press release.
Bangladesh Air Force has been providing emergency air transport and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) assistance in aid to civil power to prevent coronavirus and continuing various activities to affirm its commitment to meet all emergency needs in a professional manner.
In line with this, the Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force provided necessary guidance to carry out the medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) mission.