Indian Air Force holds air show over Dal Lake in Srinagar

Srinagar, Sept 27: After a gap of 14 years, the Indian Air Force (IAF) mesmerized locals in Srinagar with an air show acrobatics and awe-inspiring manoeuvring in the skies over Dal Lake in Srinagar.

Hundreds of students drawn from different schools in the Valley enjoyed the IAF jets skilfully navigating and synchronizing while hovering over the famous Dal Lake at the lawns of the Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre.

The IAF show, which was inaugurated by Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, was named ‘Give Wings to Your Dream’. It was organized as a part of the ongoing celebrations commemorating ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’.

The air show over Dal Lake saw a display by the IAF’s Surya Kiran Aerobatics Team, Paramotor and powered hang-glider display, flypast by MiG-21 Bison, aerobatics by Su-30 Aircraft. It also included the Akashganga skydiving display, IAF symphony orchestra display, and a photo exhibition depicting the history of IAF.

Meanwhile, the routes heading towards the boulevard in Srinagar were closed to traffic for the past two days.