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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 »

International, Politics

Search for missing helicopter crew turns to recovery as more remains found

Three days after a Canadian military helicopter with six crew members on board crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Greece, the Department of National Defence said Friday it has lost hope of finding any survivors. The helicopter »

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1 dead, 5 missing in Canadian military helicopter crash in the Mediterranean

Air Detachment members aboard HMCS Fredericton conduct a transfer training exercise during Operation Reassurance at sea March 12, 2020, in this picture obtained from social media. Picture taken March 12, 2020. (Cpl. Simon Arcand/CANADIAN ARMED FORCES/via REUTERS). Read the article »

International

1 dead, 5 missing in Canadian military helicopter crash in the Mediterranean

Six people were on board the Canadian military helicopter that went down on Wednesday in the Ionian Sea, off the Coast of Greece, Prime Minister said Thursday. The body of one of the crew members was recovered but five people »

Politics, Society

First victim of Canadian military helicopter crash identified

Radio Canada International has confirmed the identity of one of the crew members who died when a Canadian military helicopter crashed into the Mediterranean off the coast of Greece yesterday. Sub-Lt. Abbigail Cowbrough, 23, was in the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life

Massive highway pile up leaves 2 dead, dozens injured

In the early afternoon near Montreal, a massive pile-up occurred on a major highway just south of the city. Some 100 vehicles crashed with most smashed violently into a mess of mangled metal along a one kilometre stretch. Some 90 »