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Mercy flight to the Philippines

[ November 10, 2013   //   ]

A Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 flew 25 tonnes of emergency aid from Frankfurt to Manilla over the weekend of 9-10 November. Filling the belly space of the passenger aircraft were 5,400 fleece blankets, 3,000 plastic tarpaulins, tents and medical supplies for the area devastated by the super typhoon in the Philippines. Lufthansa, together with the Federal Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance Agency, the World Vision organisation and the German arm of International Search and Rescue arranged the flight in under 36 hours.

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