Diamond Jubilee of the Oldest Naval Air Squadron

Question: Where did the Indian Navy’s first Naval Air Squadron 550 celebrated its Diamond Jubilee on 17 June,2019?
(a) Pune
(b) Visakhapatnam
(c) Kochi
(d) Havelock Islands
Answer: (c)

  • Indian Navy’s first Naval Air Squadron 550 celebrated its Diamond Jubilee on 17 Jun 19 at naval base Kochi.
  • Completing 60 glorious years of yeoman service to the nation, Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 550 has played a key role in training the Navy’s Maritime Reconnaissance pilots and observers and has provided invaluable maritime support to our fleet.
  • Various outreach activities and community events have been conducted by the squadron commemorating the occasion.
  • First day cover was released by the Postal department to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the squadron by Assistant Superintendent of post office central region, and Senior Post Master Kerela at Ernakulam Head post office, Kochi on 17 Jun 2019.

Links:
http://www.pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1574899

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