Stranded passengers airlfted from Leh to Jammu
Filed Under: Media & Tech, World | Posted: 01/01/2013 at 6:20AM
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The state government had earlier announced that special IAF sorties would be arranged for stranded passengers of Leh region which remains cut off due to heavy snowfall on the
“However, due to inclement weather condition the sorties from Air Force Station Jammu to Leh were suspended” said Group Captain Sridhar, Officiating AOC of Air Force Station Jammu who personally supervised the entire air lift operations from
While asking about the problems to Mrs. Kaliz Fatima who was with her eight year old daughter of Kargil said that now we had a sigh of relief. She also said that “ I on behalf of all people of Leh region thanked Indian Air Force who becomes life line for every Leh citizen during winter”.
Zahir Abbas a 23 old researcher of
During airlift operation, Chief Administrative Officer Group Captain Shashikant Pati and air warriors of AF Station Jammu worked tirelessly with full support from civil administration of J&K for smooth movement of the civilian people without any hassle.