Repatriation of fallen Canadian Armed Forces members

Media advisory

May 4, 2020 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

A repatriation ceremony will take place on Wednesday May 6, at 8 Wing/CFB Trenton, for the six Canadian Armed Forces members killed in a helicopter crash during Operation REASSURANCE. Following the ceremony, the motorcade will proceed to Toronto, via the Highway of Heroes.

As space is limited, in order to respect physical distancing, we ask that media pool their coverage of this event.

What:    Media opportunity for repatriation of fallen CAF members at 8 Wing/CFB Trenton.

When:   Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.(EST). Media are asked to arrive no later than 12:30 p.m. (EST).

Where: 8 Wing, Trenton

Parking is at 2 Air Movements Squadron Passenger Terminal, 6 Northstar Dr. Access is off South Perimeter Road and Highway 2.

Note that the ceremony will also be livestreamed on the CAF Facebook page and imagery will be uploaded to the CAF Flickr account once available.

Notes to editor / news director: 

Interested media are asked to contact the 8 Wing/CFB Trenton Public Affairs Officer, Major Trevor Reid, at or 613-403-7177.

All media arriving at 8 Wing/CFB Trenton are to have credentials and photo identification and will be asked to present them to security personnel upon arrival at the South Perimeter road gatehouse.

Associated Links

8 Wing Trenton
Royal Canadian Air Force


Major Trevor Reid
Royal Canadian Air Force
8 Wing Trenton Public Affairs

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