Medical Personnel from the Royal Air Force Tactical Medical Wing arrive at MOD Boscombe Down
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RAF Assist Repatriation Flight Of British Citizens From Cuba

Military medical staff were on board the chartered flight to monitor the passengers while in transit.

Medical Personnel from the Royal Air Force Tactical Medical Wing arrive at MOD Boscombe Down

Medical personnel from the RAF Tactical Medical Wing assisted on a chartered flight bringing home British holidaymakers, who were recently stranded on a cruise in Cuba.

The military medics were on board the British Airways flight to monitor the passengers whilst in transit.

The flight landed at MOD Boscombe Down, where passenger then made their way to a quarantine centre.

Citizens from European Union nations were also on board.

The ship, run by British firm Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, had over 600 UK citizen on board.

It is believed there were five confirmed cases of COVID-19 on board.

Cover image: 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 (Picture: MOD).