RAF plane lands in UK with PPE from Turkey

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RAF plane lands in UK with PPE from Turkey

(Source BBC News)

A delivery of personal protective equipment (PPE) from Turkey is being inspected, Downing Street said, following its late arrival in the UK.

An RAF aircraft that landed at RAF Brize Norton on Wednesday morning is believed to have delivered up to about half of the promised kit.

Other RAF planes were said to be on standby to collect the rest. The delivery was originally expected to arrive on Sunday, and had been due to include 400,000 surgical gowns.

A spokesman for the prime minister said the consignment was being "processed" in line with standard procedure and will be moved "on to the frontline as quickly as possible".

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