This incident is a tragic reminder of one of our roles and why training & certification currency are so vital.

Multi-agency cooperation north of Anahim Lake to rescue survivors after plane crash
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On Monday morning 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron was tasked by Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) Victoria on a search and rescue mission north of Anahim Lake following the report of a plane crash. The mission developed into a multi-agency response which included aircraft and critical care paramedics from the BC Ambulance Service and four volunteers with Nechako Valley SAR.   The response included a CH-149 Cormorant helicopter and a CC-115 Buffalo from 442 Squadron based at Comox BC, with five SAR Techs involved on the ground during the rescue.
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