Jammu, June 10: Indian Air Force has once again proved its mettle and the ‘Condors’ of Air Force Station Jammu under Wing Commander Anup Sharma along with his team were launched to rescue marooned BSF jawans from a Border Out Post near Ramgarh Village of Samba District.
A request was received from BSF at around 1000 Hrs today and Air Force promptly addressed the aid to BSF. A Mi-171V helicopter was airborne for the rescue mission at 1040 Hrs.
The Air Force team rescued 28 BSF jawans from a Border Out Post adjacent to Basantar River near Ramgarh village at the Indo-Pak border. The rescue mission was undertaken in adverse weather conditions that continued to prevail till afternoon. The jawans were rescued in three shuttles to a safe place adjacent to the nearby village. The mission was planned and executed flawlessly at short notice. The response of Air Force at short notice speaks volumes about the professionalism and capability of the IAF to operate under testing conditions.