Indian Navy to conduct mock search, rescue exercise off Kochi coast today

Kochi, June 22: The Indian Navy will be conducting a major search and rescue exercise in Kochi on Wednesday to check the preparedness of the command to deal with a situation of military and civil aircraft crash over land.

The exercise is being coordinated by Naval Air Station INS Garuda under the aegis of the Southern Naval Command. The aircraft crash would be simulated at Alleppy helipad.

The exercise would be conducted in three phases. It would be terminated on completion of activities in the later hours tomorrow.