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RCAF Search and Rescue technician dies killed in training accident in Saskatchewan
RCAF Search and Rescue technician dies killed in training accident in Saskatchewan

RCAF Search and Rescue technician dies killed in training accident in Saskatchewan

A Royal Canadian Air Force search and rescue technician has died during a training exercise near Yorkton, Sask., on Wednesday.

Master-Corporal Alfred Barr was a member of the 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron based in Winnipeg.

“On behalf of all 17 Wing Winnipeg and the entire RCAF, I would like to express my condolences to Master-Corporal Alfred Barr’s family, friends and fellow service members. Master-Corporal Barr was a valuable member of 435 Squadron’s Search and Rescue team, and he will be deeply missed,” read a statement from Colonel Andy Cook, 17 Wing Winnipeg Commander.

RCAF says its Directorate of Flight Safety will be investigating the incident.

Agencies/Canadajournal




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