A statement on Canadian Forces Snowbirds CT-114 Tutor Crash in Kamloops, British Columbia

From: National Defence

May 18, 2020 – Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

At approximately 11:45 am on May 17, 2020, shortly after take-off from Kamloops Airport, Snowbird 11, a Canadian Forces Snowbirds CT-114 Tutor, crashed into a nearby neighbourhood. Prior to the crash, the two person crew of the aircraft ejected. Tragically, Captain Jenn Casey, the team’s Public Affairs Officer, did not survive. The aircraft’s pilot, Captain Rich MacDougall survived with non-life threatening injuries.

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