Red Arrows arrive at Karachi

Karachi, October 04, 2016 (PPI-OT): World renowned flying aerobatics team of UK ‘Red Arrows’ comprising 12 Hawk aircraft arrived at Karachi today. On their arrival they were received by Air Vice Marshal Salman Ahsan Bukhari, Air Officer Commanding Southern Air Command, PAF. Steve Crossman, Deputy Head of Mission, UK in Pakistan was also present at the occasion.

‘Red Arrows’ team led by Squadron Leader David performed aerobatics over Karachi and attracted large number of spectators. Wing Commander Martin Higgins, Squadron Commander of Red Arrows is also accompanying the team. Red Arrows departed from Lincolnshire, UK on 29 September and would be making eleven stops while covering almost eight thousand miles of distance to reach their final destination at Zhuhai, China.

The team would participate in the forthcoming Zhuhai International Air Show-2016 from 1st to 6th November, 2016. Red Arrows was established in 1964, and since then this Royal Air Force Aerobatics team, have performed more than 4000 times across the globe.

For more information, contact:
Air Commodore Tariq Qamar Yazdanie TI (M)
Director Media Affairs
Pakistan Air Force
E-mail: pafdpr@paf.gov.pk
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