February 24, 2018 ~ In the next few days, if you see Search & Rescue flying over or if you head over to Deer Lake or Corner Brook and see Search & Rescue on the go, don’t worry.
The Department of National Defense is advising residents of Central and Western Newfoundland that there will more of Canadian Armed Forces search and rescue aircraft and technicians seen in the next week.
Members of 9 Wing Gander’s 103 Search and Rescue Squadron will head west and will be conducting training near Deer Lake and Corner Brook from February 25 to March 2, 2018.
The training exercises will include about 60 members from the squadron. The exercises will be happening at night as well as in the daytime.
The exercises are part of the squadron’s annual training and National Defense stated regular operational capabilities will not be impacted.