Jammu- Describing Indian Air Force (IAF) as a glowing symbol of strength, bravery and dedication, the Union Territory Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday hailed IAF personnel for their magnificent heroism and the spirit of sacrifice.
Sinha made these remarks while attending Air Show at Air Force Station, Satwari here on Friday. The event was jointly organised by IAF and the UT administration to commemorate 76 years of accession of J&K into Indian Union and diamond jubilee celebration of Air Force Station, Jammu.
“Indian Air Force is a glowing symbol of strength, bravery and dedication. I salute the Indian Air Force personnel for their magnificent heroism and the spirit of sacrifice. My deepest gratitude to the Air Warriors and their families,” the LG said.
Citizens from all walks of life gathered to witness the spectacular aerial display by IAF’s Suryakiran Aerobatic Team (SKAT), Air Warrior Drill team, the Aakashganga Daredevil Skydiving team and the Mi-17 1V Helicopters.
The Aircrafts maneuvered in the skies and the air warriors exhibited their flying and formation skills to perfection. The people were also sensitized about the hazards for aviation and how can they assist in aviation safety through the first-of-its-kind Air Show in Jammu.
Later, the LG felicitated the defence personnel and the members of the aerobatic and skydiving teams to mark the occasion.
Air Vice Marshal PK Vohra, AOC J&K, Ladakh; Air Commodore SS Rawat, AOC, Air Force Station, Jammu; LG’s Advisor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, State Election Commissioner J&K BR Sharma, senior officer of IAF, civil and police administration and army attended the event.
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