DHC-6 seaplane squadron established

The Viet Nam's Naval High Command handed over the DHC-6 seaplane squadron to the Air-Force Brigade 954 in Cam Ranh city, Khanh Hoa province on June 17.

The DHC-6 seaplane squadron has completed missions well at the national flag hoisting ceremony for Vietnam’s first submarines, coded HQ-182 Hanoi and HQ-183 Ho Chi Minh City, carrying officials of the Ministry of National Defense to Truong Sa, taking part in the research and rescue of Malaysia’s missing plane MH-370, providing takeoff and landing training to pilots on Truong Sa.

Vietnamese Navy's Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Le Minh Thanh affirmed that the DHC-6 seaplane squadron will help the naval forces in protecting national territory and sovereignty over sea and islands.

By Quang Tien, Yen Ngoc- Translated by Kim Khanh

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