April 25, 2016

Indian Coast Guard Air Station

A special cover was released on 7th March 2016 at Chennai to celebrate Silver jubilee of Indian Coast Guard Air Station, Chennai.

Indian Coast Guard Air Station Madras was commissioned on 26 April 1991 at Chennai, ICGAS, Chennai has been instrumental in Maritime Surveillance, Search and Resque, Medical Evacuation, Pollution Response, Disaster Relief operations, Anti poaching, Anti smuggling and coastal Surveillance. The unit has successfully flown more than 50000 Hours and has been involved in saving more than 2000 lives. This special cover is released to mark 25 glorious years of yeoman service by ICGAS Chennai/ 744 SQN (CG) to the nation.

Cover Code: TN/11/2016

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