Bringing Britons safely home

The Coronavirus outbreak has caused widespread lockdown with many borders being closed, leaving many from the UK stranded abroad

Medical personnel from the Royal Air Force Tactical Medical Wing arrive at MOD Boscombe Down after supporting the repatriation of British holiday-makers who were recently stranded on a cruise in Cuba.
Royal Air Force airmen handle medical equipment as a repatriation flight arrives in MOD Boscombe Down from Cuba.
OLRT staff overlooks the airfield in Peru.
An RAF Dog Handler from RAF Brize Norton provides airfield security at MOD Boscombe down during the arrival of a repatriation flight from Cuba.

Read more on the UK Armed Forces’ support to the government’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak here:

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