Friday, November 18, 2016

Safety seminar analyses aviation accidents

Visakhapatnam: The Naval Flight Safety Seminar-2016 at the Eastern Naval Command on Thursday took up a comprehensive analysis of aviation accidents/ incidents of the preceding years.

Chief of Staff of the Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain inaugurated the seminar at Samudrika Auditorium .

The annual event, held at the three Naval Commands on a rotational basis, was conducted by INS Dega under the aegis of the ENC.

Several papers on topics having a direct bearing on flight safety were presented by officers from the Navy and by representatives from the sister services. The event also provided a platform for discussing a number of strategies, concepts and procedures to improve flight safety. On the sidelines of the seminar, Aviation Rolling Trophies for year 2015-16 were also awarded. INAS 310, Dornier Squadron, Goa, was adjudged the Best Naval Air Squadron and INAS 551, Hawk AJT Squadron based at Vizag was the runner-up.
18/11/16 The Hindu