Ukraine sends 87 rescuers to Turkey after earthquake.
Ukraine said on Tuesday, February 7, that it would send a team of several dozen rescue workers to Turkey after an earthquake left thousands dead there and in neighboring Syria.
Kyiv will send “to the republic of Turkey a combined search-and-rescue team of the State Emergency Service consisting of 87 people,” including 10 flight crew members, according to Ukraine’s government website.
Acının rengi, ırkı, dili, dini olmaz. Ukraynalı kurtarma ekibi Türkiye'nin yardımına koşuyor. pic.twitter.com/MwlHe608Z4
— Vasyl Bodnar (@VasylBodnar) February 7, 2023
The Antonov An-26 took off form the West Airport of Uzhhorod then flew over Romania and Bulgaria to finally reach Istanbul.
Uzhhorod is now the most sensitive Airport in Ukraine as it literally touches Slovakia, a NATO country.