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Society

Canadian police investigate deadly bus rollover on Alberta glacier

Police in Alberta are investigating a deadly rollover of an icefield tour bus in the Canadian Rockies that killed three people and sent two dozen to hospital on Saturday. The off-road bus crashed near the Columbia Icefield, the largest icefield »

Politics

Update: Air Force plans to return Cyclones to service after tragic crash

Following an as yet unexplained crash of a miltary CH-148 Cyclone helicopter, the Canadian Forces placed the entire Cyclone fleet on an operational pause. The crash of the aircraft dubbed ‘Stalker-22’, occurred on April 29 as it was returning to »

Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

Investigation into Cyclone crash focuses on aircraft systems and human factors

The investigation into the crash of a Canadian naval helicopter in the Mediterranean Sea that killed all six crew members on board is focusing on “aircraft systems and human factors,” the Canadian military announced Monday. The Royal Canadian Air Force »

International

Deep sea recovery of Canadian military helicopter and crew ended

In a press statement released Wednesday afternoon, the Canadian Armed Forces have indicated the recovery effort of a military helicopter and crew in the Ionian Sea has ended. The team of U.S Navy, and CAF personnel spent eight days at »

International

Wreckage of crashed Canadian military helicopter located

The teams of American and Canadian searchers have announced that they have located the wreckage on Canadian military helicopter on the floor of the Ionian Sea. A large piece of the Cyclone helicopter was found about 3 kilometres deep and »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

U.S. Navy to help recover crashed Canadian Forces helicopter in Ionian Sea

More information is now being released about the crash of a Canadian Forces Cyclone helicopter. The aircraft  based on the HMCS Fredericton went down on Apr. 29 while on exercises off the coast of Greece with NATO allies. Initially it »

Society

Tragedy strikes Canadian air force aerobatic team

Canada’s air force suffered another deadly loss this weekend even as it was attempting to lift the spirits of Canadians dealing with COVID-19. The famous RCAF aerobatics team known as the ‘Snowbirds’ had been on a two week cross-country tour »

International

Deadly military helicopter crash investigation could take a year

Canada’s Minister of Defence, Harjit Sajjan told a news conference yesterday that although the flight data and cockpit voice recorders were recovered as they had broken free from the aircraft, the investigation into the military helicopter crash into the sea »

International, Politics, Society

Sombre ceremony this afternoon to honour CAF helicopter crash victims

Family, friends, and military members will gather at the Canadian Forces airbase in Trenton Ontario today for a ceremony to honour six military members. They were aboard a Canadian military Cyclone helicopter which crashed into the sea on April 29, »

International, Politics

Crew of Canadian warship bids farewell to fallen comrades

The crew of Canadian frigate HMCS Fredericton held a ceremony in the Italian port city of Taranto on Sunday to honour six members of its helicopter crew who died last week when their CH-148 Cyclone crashed into the Meditarrenean Sea »