WATCH: Russian plane delivers medical staff protection materials to Spain’s Balearic Islands

NEW DELIVERY: The Balearic Island government promises more orders will follow. CREDIT: Govern de las Illes Balears Facebook @GovernIllesBaleares

A RUSSIAN plane carrying essential self-protection materials for medical staff has touched down at Mallorca’s Son Sant Joan airport.

The aircraft arrived mid-morning loaded with a Balearic Government order of 17 tonnes of items including face masks and gowns for health workers and medical professionals.

A seven-tonne order of materials from China arrived in the early hours of Sunday and the island administration promises there are more orders to follow.

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