Lt Col MS Dhoni parajumps from AN-32

first_imgHonorary Lieutenant Colonel MS Dhoni, who has been undergoing training at the Paratroopers Training School in Agra, successfully completed his maiden jump from an Air Force aircraft on Wednesday.According to a report published in NDTV, the Indian limited overs skipper had jumped off an AN-32 aircraft from a height of 1250 feet at 7 am.MS Dhoni completes his first parachute jump in 70 seconds. (Photo credit: Facebook/MS Dhoni).Dhoni is expected to complete four more jumps in his two-week training. He had said that it was his duty towards the army to sincerely perform, despite an honorary rank. He said that he hoped to complete all five jumps within the fifteen day training period and earn the maroon beret and paratrooper wings for his uniform.Also read: MS Dhoni undergoing two-week Para training in Agra Dhoni’s instructor at the Army Air Transport School said that the cricketer was being treated as a regular military officer and given exactly the same training as was imparted to any officer undergoing paratrooper training.Notably, Dhoni has already entered the army shooting range and undergone complete arms training and hopes to serve the country as a military officer, whenever required to do so by the army.last_img

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