13 Apr 2022

Defence Force Hercules leaves for Ukraine

From Morning Report, 7:57 am on 13 April 2022

A Defence Force deployment is leaving for Europe to help distribute donated miltary aid for Ukraine.

 A Hercules carrying nine personnel is departing soon, with the rest of the remaining 41 troops travelling to Europe commercially.

RNZ reporter Jordan Bond was at Whenuapai Air Base to see the takeoff.

He spoke to Corin Dann.