Flight Safety Summary Released for death of Royal Canadian Air Force Search and Rescue Technician

Media Advisory

May 25, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The Department of National Defence’s Airworthiness Investigative Authority has issued the report From the Investigator in relation to a fatal parachute training accident on March 8, 2017 near Yorkton, Saskatchewan which claimed the life of Master Corporal Alfred Barr, a Royal Canadian Air Force Search and Rescue Technician.

This document is a brief summary of the circumstances and factual information known at this time and does not provide information on what caused the accident, which is still under investigation.

When: May 25, 2017

Where: On the Flight Safety Webpage

What: The release of the Flight Safety report From the Investigator for the parachute training accident that claimed the life of Search and Rescue Technician, Master Corporal Alfred Barr.



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