Golden jubilee of 1965 war: Army paramotor expedition flagged in

Covering an aerial distance of 219 km over three days, the expedition undertaken by the Army’s Amritsar-based 15 Infantry Division was flagged off by Lt Gen K J Singh, GOC-in-C, Western Command.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:September 17, 2015 7:46 am
1965 war, India Pakistan War, Indo Pak war, 1965 indo pak war, India Pakistan war of 1965, indo Pak war 50th Anniversary, indo Pak war 1965, indo Pak war Video, indo Pak war footage, 1965 indo pak war survivors, Entertainment news An Army band performs after the paramotor expedition was flagged in at the TA railway grounds in Chandigarh on Wednesday. (Source: Express Photo)

A paramotor expedition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Indo-Pak war was flagged in at the Territorial Army (TA) railway grounds Wednesday.

Covering an aerial distance of 219 km over three days, the expedition undertaken by the Army’s Amritsar-based 15 Infantry Division was flagged off by Lt Gen K J Singh, GOC-in-C, Western Command.

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The expedition team consisted of 12 paramotorists led by Lieutenant Colonel Rajiv Mishra and was supported by a ground team which included a medical team, security team and a rescue team.

The expedition sailed through Kapurthala, Harike, Khasa, Dera Baba Nanak, Tibri and Ropar before arriving in Chandigarh.

An Army pipe band display was held on the occasion, followed by a display by the 1 Para (Special Forces) team which carried out slithering operations and other combat demonstrations using Army Aviation helicopters.

Army officers, JCOs and jawans with their families, a large number of school students and NCC cadets also witnessed the event.

 

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