<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>It was a spectacular sight when the massive C-130J Super Hercules made a short landing on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway today.The touch and go drill is part of the special exercise of the Indian Air Force to use major national highways as landing stripes.The C-130J transport aircraft was the first to begin the exercise that will see around 20 fighter jets making the same short landing.The exercise is part of an effortt by the government to use highways as runways during emergencies.Though there are more aircraft involved this time, a similar drill was conducted last year.On May 21, 2016, a Mirage 2000 fighter plane of the IAF had touched down on the Yamuna Expressway as a display of capability to land fighter jets on highways.

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