The 03 Aircraft were sent to Ukraine in August 2020 to undergo repairs and a life extension.
The Aircraft joined SLAF in 1995 and are the largest transport planes owned by the Sri Lanka Air Force.
The AN-32s are used mainly for passenger and cargo transportation at present.
During the humanitarian mission, the AN-32s were vital to transport wounded war heroes and civilians as well as to provide essential equipment to the war front.
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