Coast Guard conducts search and rescue exercise
Mumbai: Displaying its maritime strength, the
Coast Guard on Saturday conducted its bi-annual search and rescue
exercise off Mumbai coast.
The exercise conducted under the aegis of National
Maritime Search and Rescue Board involved participation of
seven Coast Guard ships, one Naval ship, two Dornier aircraft
and one Indian Air Force helicopter, a press statement issued
by the Coast Guard (western region) said.
For the first time, the exercise was witnessed by all
stakeholders of Maritime Search and Rescue Board, observers
from India and also those from nine nations including Japan,
Indonesia, Srilanka, Malaysia and Philippines.
The fifth successful NMSARB exercise showed India`s deep
maritime capabilities besides building confidence in national
and international maritime fraternity while operating in
"During the sea exercise, an air crash scenario was
simulated wherein one aircraft with 100 passengers on passage
from Mumbai to Muscat `crashed` at sea due to technical snag,"
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