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Deputy Army chief jumps off a plane!

Last updated on: March 14, 2012 15:37 IST

Deputy Army chief jumps off a plane!

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Deputy Chief of the Army Staff Lieutenant General Ramesh Halgali recently surprised students and Army personnel alike when he chose to perform a skydive while visiting the Army Adventure Skydiving Camp.

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Image: Lt Gen Ramesh Halgali (in red jacket) before boarding the helicopter


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Lieutenant General Halgali was trained by members of the Army Skydiving Team for four hours before the jump.

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Image: Lt Gen Halgali during the freefall jump


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This is the first time that an officer of lieutenant general rank has undertaken an Accelerated Freefall jump.

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Image: Lt Gen Halgali with the crew after the freefall jump

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The Army Adventure Wing, which is a part of the Directorate General Military Training, had organised the skydiving camp for the Army skydivers at Misamari, Assam.

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Image: The Indian Army's Skydiving Team


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