PAF’S prestigious No 6 Squadron celebrates its 75th anniversary

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ISLAMABAD: No 6 Squadron, the oldest squadron of Pakistan Air Force celebrated its 75th anniversary in a grand rite at PAF Base, Nur Khan, on Sunday.

 Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force used to be the executive visitor on the instance. War veterans, former Air Chiefs and numerous retired and serving officials additionally attended the rite.

A well-crafted documentary, encompassing the fantastic historical past of this magnificent squadron used to be additionally proven within the rite. 

The Air Chief additionally unveiled a commemorative postage stamp which has been issued by the Pakistan Post to pay tribute to the products and services rendered by No 6 Squadron throughout the previous 75 years.

Addressing the target audience at the instance, the Air Chief stated, “ PAF has remained at the leading edge in warfare on terror and has won priceless classes in our decade and a part engagement on this struggle. In this context, the Squadron has performed a decisive position in Operation Zarb-e-Azb. Combat team of No.6 Squadron operated with skilled excellence within the center of the spaces the place miscreants have been hiding and supplied the help to frontline fighter plane. This has enabled the PAF to succeed in landmark good fortune towards terrorists with none collateral injury.�

No 6 ATS Squadron being the oldest squadron of Pakistan Air Force, used to be established in 1942 at Trinchnopoloy, as a Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on Hawker Hurricane MK-II plane. 

The Squadron used Spitfire plane, Dakota plane, Bristol Freighter plane. 

Recently this squadron is the use of Hercules C-130 and Casa, CN-235. This squadron all the time got here as much as the nation’s expectancies within the hour of want by extending all out beef up and supplied relentless help to the sufferers of flood and earthquake. 

During the 1965 warfare, this squadron used to be changed as bomber squadron after which CAS, Air Marshal Nur Khan himself led the venture to drop bombs in enemy territory. This squadron has additionally a singular honour of taking part in World War II.

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