Air Force flags Delhi Open Dumping before the event



Air Force Day is celebrated on October 8 each year. To file

New Delhi:

The Indian Air Force (IAF) today called on citizens of Delhi, Ghaziabad and neighboring areas not to throw food or garbage in the open as it attracts birds, this who could pose a serious threat to the in-flight aircraft during their rehearsals starting Friday for the Air Force Day celebrations.

Air Force Day is celebrated on October 8 each year. This year’s air show will begin at 8 a.m. on October 8, when paratroopers carrying flags from Team Akash Ganga leave the AN-32 aircraft in colorful canopies, according to a statement released by the IAF.

“Birds pose a very serious threat to airplanes in flight, especially at low altitudes. Food thrown into the open attracts birds,” he said.

To ensure the safety of the aircraft, pilots and people on the ground, the IAF calls on all citizens of Delhi, Ghaziabad and surrounding areas not to throw food and garbage out into the open, said the communicated.

If they find carcasses of dead animals in the open, they should report to the nearest Air Force unit or police station to arrange for their disposal, he said. declared.

“Also, please call / the SMS officer, the bird fighting team on cell number: 9434378478,” he noted.

Rehearsals for the exhibition will begin from Friday, the IAF said.

“The area over which the planes will fly at low altitude is the bridge of Wazirpur-Karwalnagar-Afjalpur-Hindan, Shamli-Jiwana-Chandinagar-Hindan, Hapur-Philkua-Ghaziabad-Hindan,” he said.

The Oct. 8 flypast will feature historic planes, modern transport planes and frontline fighter jets, the statement said.

“The ceremony will end at 10:52 am with a mesmerizing aerobatic demonstration,” he said.

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