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Reductions in flying missions contributed to crash of Canadian Forces training aircraft, says report

The Directorate of Flight Safety has released the flight safety investigation report into a Jan. 24, 2014 accident. That involved a controlled ejection by pilots of a CT-156 Harvard II aircraft during a training flight at 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. 267 more words

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Collision with bald eagle caused plane to crash outside Alaska, killing 4 people on board

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A small airplane hit a bald eagle before it crashed and burst into flames just north of Anchorage last month, killing all four people on board, authorities said Wednesday. 385 more words

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Aircraft ditches in ocean - Canadian Forces crew rescues two men

Aircrew and SAR Techs of 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron rescued a pilot and passenger from a remote beach on the west coast after they ditched their aircraft about 100 meters from shore. 272 more words

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The powerful — and everyday — people pay tribute to Jean Lapierre

The pews were packed with some of Canada’s most powerful men and women Saturday: four prime ministers sat alongside senators, premiers and members of Parliament. 1,036 more words

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Identities confirmed of Saskatchewan couple in deadly B.C. plane crash

VANCOUVER — A Saskatchewan couple has been identified as the victims of a plane crash in southeastern British Columbia.

The B.C. Coroners Service said 58-year-old Lynndon Delisle and his 54-year-old wife, Heather, … 92 more words

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Saskatchewan couple identified as victims of deadly plane crash in B.C.

A Saskatchewan couple has been identified as the victims of a plane crash in southeastern British Columbia.

The BC Coroners Service says 58-year-old Lynndon Delisle and 54-year-old wife, Heather, died when their small aircraft went down April 11 in the hills near Nakusp, B.C. 72 more words

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Lapierre family tragedy: An island prepares to bury its dead

ÎLES DE LA MADELEINE – With the wreckage gone and little more than the odour of spent fuel on a muddy hill as a reminder of the terrible loss of life, the people of these islands are struggling, as the local priest says, to find a little light. 1,207 more words

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