Saturday, May 2, 2020

ANC salutes COVID warriors of India on May 03; Islanders can witness from their homes


* Indian Army and Indian Navy bands recordings would be broadcast over media
* Fly pasts and illumination of ships can be witnessed wherever visible from respective homes



   Port Blair, April 02: The Indian Defence Services will be expressing gratitude to the Corona Warriors of India, namely, the medical fraternity, security personnel and sanitation workers, through various activities across the length and breadth of the country on 03rd May 2020. Towards this, Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC) will carry out fly past by aircrafts of the Indian Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard around various islands of the Andaman and Nicobar group and illumination of ships of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard in and around Port Blair. The recordings of the melodies of Indian Army and Indian Navy bands would be broadcast over media.
   The general population of the islands may witness the fly pasts and view the illumination of ships wherever visible from their respective homes. The timings for the scheduled activities on 03rd May 20 are as given below:-

Fly past by Dornier aircraft:-
*           Around Port Blair area 0900 - 1000 hrs

North of Port Blair
*           Rangath             0930 – 0935 hrs
*           Maya Bunder     0945 – 0950 hrs
*           Diglipur               1000 – 1005 hrs

South of Port Blair
*           Hut Bay               0940 – 0945 hrs
*           Car Nicobar        1010 – 1015 hrs
*           Kamorta              1040 – 1050 hrs      
*           Campbell Bay    1110 – 1115 hrs      

   Fly past by helicopters around Port Blair area including Cellular Jail, GB Pant Hospital, Marina, Municipal and Police Headquarters from 1000 to 1100 hrs.
   Illumination of ships off Junglighat, Phoenix Bay, Chatham and Marina from 1730 hrs to 2359 hrs, the HQ ANC through a press release to its preferred media here in these islands said.
  
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES ON 03RD MAY 2020
   0900 - 1000:          FLY-PAST BY DORNIER AIRCRAFT
   1000 - 1100:           FLY-PAST BY HELICOPTERS
   1730 - 2359:          ILLUMINATION OF SHIPS AT ANCHORAGE
   1930 - 1935:          FIRING OF VAREY FLARES BY SHIPS AT ANCHORAGE
   1935 - 1940:          SOUND SIREN / RINGING OF BELLS BY ALL SHIPS


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