Luxembourg, 17 April 2020 – A second AN-124 aircraft arrived overnight (16 April 2020) at Wroclaw airport carrying about 73 tons of medical supplies. The cargo included 14 million masks, 300,000 protective sets and a mask maker machine purchased by the Polish government as part of efforts to combat COVID-19.
With this second mission tasked by the Polish Ministry of Defence to the Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS), Poland has airlifted a total of 100 tons of medical supplies.
The Antonov cargo aircraft took off in the morning of the 14th of April from the SALIS Base of Operations, in Leipzig/Halle airport, and loaded the cargo in Shanghai, China, on the following day. The aircraft reached final destination in Wroclaw airport on the 16th of April at 21.00 local time.