Philippine Navy aircraft patrols, delivers equipment to Pag-asa Island

The Philippine Navy’s Naval Forces West, through a Britten Norman Islander aircraft, conducted a maritime air surveillance over Kalayaan Island Group and delivered equipment and supplies to Pagasa Island.

Naval Forces West said that on July 29 the Naval Air Operating Squadron–West conducted the said mission.

“The Britten Norman Islander aircraft piloted by Lcdr Jeffrey Guiquing PN as Pilot-in-Command, and Ltjg Gerard Bryan Potato PN as Co-Pilot led the mission to Naval Station Emilio Liwanag, Pag-asa Island, Kalayaan Island Group to deliver items from the Western Command such as care packages for our troops and equipment like television and searchlights to enhance the living condition and security of our brave soldiers in the island,” Naval Forces West said.

“Naval and maritime operations are undertaken by the Naval Forces West in support to the accomplishment of the Western Command’s missions,” it noted.