Loading and departure of helicopters at 8 Wing Trenton

Media Advisory / November 16, 2013 / Project number: MA - 13.117

OTTAWA – Media are invited to 8 Wing Trenton to view on-going preparations and the loading of two CH-146 Griffon Helicopters on board a CC-177 Globemaster III, bound for the Philippines to support the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) humanitarian relief mission.

When: Loading - Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 10:00 am (EST). Aircraft departure at 3:00 pm (EST) - subject to change.

Where: Main Passenger Terminal, CFB Trenton.


Notes to editor / news director: 

Media are asked to arrive at main passenger terminal at 10:00 am (Media are advised that for operational reasons there may be a delay in this timing).

Additional information on the DART is available: http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/operations-abroad-recurring/dart.page 

Imagery of the Canadian Armed Forces involvement in Operation RENAISSANCE, the military contribution to Government of Canada humanitarian assistance and relief efforts are available: http://www.forcesimages.ca

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