Thursday, January 24, 2013

130 Helicopter Unit Pressed Into Service To Rescue 203 Snow Trapped Civilians In J&K

rescue2 by Chindits
rescue2, a photo by Chindits on Flickr.
Joint efforts by the Govt of J&K and 130 Helicopter Unit of Air Force Station Jammu rescued 203 civilians from the remotest part of Kishtwar region in J&K under the Captainship of Wg Cdr Sandeep Singh of Air Force Station Jammu.

The synergized rescue operation between Civil Administration and Air Force was supervised by Air Commodore PE Patange, AOC Air Force Station Jammu and Divisional Commissioner Jammu.
On the request from J&K Govt for airlift of stranded civilians in these region, the Jammu based Helicopter unit quickly react on the requisition.


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