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The Minister of National Defence Gabriel Oprea approved that on Sunday, February 19, several persons be transported with a C-27J Spartan aircraft, from Târgu Mureș and Baia Mare to Bucharest.

The seven patients, who suffered severe burn injuries during explosions that occurred in Abrud and Sighetu-Marmației would be medically assisted by a SMURD team during the flight. The mission takes place following the request of dr. Raed Arafat, undersecretary in the Ministry of Healthcare.

Commander of the C-27J Spartan crew, from the 90th Airlift Flotilla, is Captain Commander Ion Stăiculescu. The aircraft took off from Otopeni at 07.50 heading for Târgu-Mureș, where it took a patinet and then, further on to Baia Mare to take six patients needing medical care in the capital city.

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