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Call Of Duty

The deadly second wave of COVID ravaged the lives of several aviation professionals but for them, the show had to go on

From left: Capt. Thanmai Papagiri, Capt. Rohit Suri & Capt. Ajay Jain

It was sometime in May this year when on-duty Air India pilot Captain Rohit Suri received a nervous call from his home in Delhi. He was told that his entire family had developed COVID symptoms, including his 75-year-old diabetic and asthmatic father with a heart condition, his wife and two daughters. Suri had just landed in Chicago.