Military plane delivers again

C190 cargo plane becoming a regular visitor to Madeira

C190 Cargo plane at Madeira airport todayThis Friday afternoon, the C130 “Hercules” plane of the Portuguese Air Force landed at Madeira Airport, in yet another mission to support the Madeira Operational Command.

On the return trip to Lisbon, the C130 transported a dozen military personnel from the NRP “Douro” garrison, a Navy ship currently in commission in Madeira, who were replaced by new staff in the functions they performed.

Still in the course of combating the COVID-19 pandemic, this week operational material from the Military Zone of Madeira was sent by the Army. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Madeira Operational Command has given support to the Security Forces and the Regional Government of Madeira with the transport, through the Portuguese Air Force, of different materials. In total, there were seven tons of important equipment to combat COVID-19.

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