IAF chief Dhanoa flies in MiG-21 aircraft in Rajasthan

Air Chief Marshall Dhanoa was on a three-day visit to Jaisalmer Air Force station.

india Updated: Jan 20, 2018 19:16 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Jaipur
B S Dhanoa,Air Chief Marshal,MiG-21
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa on a MiG21 aircraft in AFS Jaisalmer on January 19.(Indian Air Force/Twitter)

Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa on Saturday undertook two sorties in a MiG-21 aircraft during his three- day visit to the Jaisalmer Air Force station in Rajasthan.

The Indian Air Force chief visited various operational as well as welfare facilities, defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said.

During his interaction with station personnel, he exhorted them to maintain the highest standards of professionalism and the need to be vigilant, with regards to security of assets and information.

Dhanoa reached the Jaisalmer Air Force Station on January 18 where he was received by station commander Group Captain M Bandopadhyay.

He was briefed on the operational status of the station, Ojha said in a release.

First Published: Jan 20, 2018 19:16 IST