The flight crew consisted of 15 members, including two specialists, three pilots, five flight attendants, two technicians and three ground staff, selected from nearly 100 VNA employees who volunteered for the mission.
In addition to the crew members on board, the flight was also carried out with the involvement of an on-ground team who closely monitored the flight to ensure everything went smoothly with the set plan.
Inside the special VNA flight to Wuhan to bring Vietnamese citizens home. (Photo: Vietnam Airlines)
Within nine hours, from the night of February 9 to the early morning of the following day, the VNA’s flight crew completed their assigned tasks, including bringing Chinese and Vietnamese citizens home and transporting medical equipment and supplies donated by the Vietnamese Government, the people of Vietnam, and the Vietnam Red Cross Society to the Government and people of China. Additionally, the flight donated medical goods from VNA to Chinese airlines
Thirty Vietnamese citizens in Wuhan are in line, wearing protective clothing and equipment, waiting to return home. (Photo: Vietnam Airlines)
Concluding their journey, the flight crew returned home and are being isolated following the instructions of the Health Ministry, as well as receiving regular medical check-ups. At present, all the crew members are in stable health conditions.
On the occasion, the working team of the Committee for State Capital Management at Enterprises, led by Chairman Nguyen Hoang Anh, inspected the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) prevention and control work and evaluated the impacts of the epidemic on the business operations of VNA and Airports Corporation of Vietnam – JSC (ACV) at Noi Bai Airport.