Russia Ukraine War:
The second evacuation flight, carrying 250 Indians, departs from Bucharest; Russia Expands Ukraine Advance
The first Air India evacuation flight, carrying 219 Indians, departs from Bucharest.
Indian nationals who crossed the Ukraine-Romania border by road were driven to Bucharest by Indian government officials in order for them to be evacuated on Air India flights.
S Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, announced on Twitter that AI1944, carrying “219 Indian nationals,” had taken off from Romania. “We are making progress in the evacuation of Indian nationals from Ukraine. Our teams are on the ground 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I am personally watching, “He continued.